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Edward DAVENPORT

Regimental number10851
Place of birthArmidale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
AddressRose Avenue, Bayswater, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Davenport, Rose Avenue, Bayswater, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Excellent leadership throughout operations in guiding ammunition parties, showing conspicuous courage under fire. (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 5 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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