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George Stewart ELMORE

Regimental number2466
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Elmore, Korrumburra, Victoria
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 9 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For devotion to duty and courageous work during an enemy attack on our lines near ALBERT on April 5th 1918. This N.C.O. rallied his section under heavy Artillery and machine gun fire, led them across the railway embankment to a position in front. He then directed the fire of his section on to the enemy with good effect, and inspired his men by his excellent example.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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