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George DEY

ReligionPRE
OccupationMetallurgist
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs M L Dey, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Brilliant work in charge of his Company in the attack on Pozieres Ridge.
Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

Silver Medal


Able command of his Company, displaying great courage and devotion to duty.
Recommendation date: 4 February 1917

FateDischarged 22 November 1917
Medals

The Silver Medal for Military Valour (Italy)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Military Cross

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