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Regimental number1914
Place of birthBrighton England
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEdward Street, Brighton, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Duke, Edward Street, Brighton, England
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Medal

'At PETILLON on 19th/20th July, 1916, Private DUKE was most untiring in his efforts to rescue and aid the wounded. He left nothing to be desired in bravery and skill and was of great assistance in organising stretcher bearing parties.'

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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