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Regimental number7470
Date of birth--/09/1888
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
AddressNational Bank, Wynyard, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Ditcham, National Bank, Wynyard, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: ART Div
Promotion date: 12 March 1916


Unit: ART Div 3
Promotion date: 14 October 1916


Unit: ART 6 AB
Promotion date: 13 May 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 5 March 1918

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 23 September 1918

Mention in Despatches

Work at Morlancourt and in the August-September offensive.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919

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