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Regimental number7667
OccupationWireless operator
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert Durie, 'Brooklana', Eastern Dorrigo, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameWireless Signal Troop Pack 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 5 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollNo. 1 Pack Wireless Signal Troop
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30867 (27 August 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191 (12 December 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 16
Date: 12 February 1920

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 August 1972
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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