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Achilles John Lawrence DAUNT

Regimental number2468
Place of birthMooroopna, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressToolamba, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W Daunt, Toolamba, Victoria
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30704 (25 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 3073 Pte William DAUNT, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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