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Robert Lambert DICK

Regimental number3794
Place of birthStirling Scotland
AddressEuston Terrace, Croydon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Alexander Dick, 57 Cowane Street, Stirling, Scotland
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateDischarged 2 August 1919

Military Medal

'This N.C.O. on the 3rd and 4th September, 1916 carried numerous messages between the quarry near Mouquet Farm and battalion headquarters near Kay dump. The greaster number of these trips were done under heavy shell-fire. Further, he ably acted as a guide and rendered great assistance under sniper fire when gaining touch with the unit on the right of his company.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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