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Horace Ehrensvard DEAN

Regimental number4625
Place of birthNew Norfolk, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr R W Dean, Koonya, Tasmania
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Great determination and courage under continual shell fire, rendering valuable services. (East of Hooge).'
Recommendation date: October 1917

Unspecified


'Work at Proyart on 25 August 1918.'
Awarded a Mention on Despatches: promulgated 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 21 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Horace Ebeensvard Dean on NR
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1979
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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