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Regimental number157
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address104 Edward Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Elizabeth B Arnold, 104 Edward Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 7 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Medal

'On 31st August 1918, during the operations on MONT ST. QUENTIN, N.E. of PERONNE, this soldier showed untiring energy in carrying messages through heavy artillery, machine gun and rifle fire. On the unit being relieved he volunteered for stretcher bearing and worked for 12 hours carrying wounded to R.A.P. under heavy fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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