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Regimental number1902
Place of birthJerilderie New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPO, Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Ashcroft, PO, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Awarded Military Medal)

Skill and coolness under fire on several occasions, setting fine example and rendering valuable services.
Recommendation date: "29 Septmeber 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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