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Gilbert Charles Edward ELLIOTT

Date of birth8 October 1872
ReligionChurch of England
AddressVictoria Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinCaptain Lewin, Down House, Frant, Tunbridge Wells, England
Previous military serviceR A E attached
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameDivisional Engineers Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Engineers

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: ENG 2nd Div
Promotion date: 18 August 1914

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Order of St.Michael and St.George

Recommendation date: 13 August 1916

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: 10 October 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29763 (22 September 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184 (14 December 1916)

FateDischarged 15 April 1918

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Medaille Militaire (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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