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Norman Beade D'ARCY

Regimental number1110
Date of birth--/09/1892
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressTerragon Station, Merriwa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Michael John D'Arcy, Macauley Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF35
Promotion date: 24 July 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF35
Promotion date: 11 January 1918

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Norman Bede Darcy on NR
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty near Bray on 22nd August 1918. He led his platoon skilfully in the attack, keeping touch with the flank, and capturing about fifty prisoners and one machine gun. He set a fine example of cheerfulness and courage.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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