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George Conway DOW

Regimental number2467
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressFederal Hotel, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Dow, Federal Hotel, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 2 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led a bombing party in the attack with great courage and initiative, and accounted for a large number of the enemy. Later, he with a small party repulsed an enemy counter attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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