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Regimental number6499
Place of birthKent England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTurnden, Trafalgar Parade, Concord, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs L Brown, Turnden Trafalgar Parade, Concord, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations North East of Strazeele on 17-18 April 1918.
Recommendation date: 25 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations north east of STRAZEELE on 17th/18th April, 1918. He carried dispatches to S.A.A. during an enemy attack through a heavy enemy barrage and later during other operations through heavy rifle and machine gun fire. He also assisted wounded on many occasions under very heavy fire. His work throughout was of a very high order.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 April 1972
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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