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Wilfred Lester Gordon ARMSTRONG

Regimental number3243
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressCranbrook, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Armstrong, Cranbrook, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)


For exceptionally gallant work in Mont de Merris near Strazeele on night of 2-3 June 1918.
Recommendation date: 9 June 1918

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 12 August 1918

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "June 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

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