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Alan Foss DUFFIELD

Regimental number612
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs M J Beecroft, 56 Chart Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, S G Duffield, Janarum near Wagin, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


For especially good and steady work from March-September 1916.
Recommendation date: 17 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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