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Ronald ARUNDEL

Regimental number4441
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCranbrook, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFather, Mr J Arundel, Gore Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 15 April 1917

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Conspicuous courage and initiative, while in charge of sentry group, enabling valuable services to be rendered. (Louverval 15 April 1917).
Recommendation date: 23 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although surrounded, he maintained his position and inflicted many casualties on the enemy. He set a splendid example of courage and determination.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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