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Septimus ELMORE

Regimental number3146
Place of birthPenshurst, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressPenshurst, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Elmore, Penshurst, Victoria
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance, Section C
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 16 June 1916

Bar to Military Medal

Recommendation date: 29 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

Military Medal

'These men [3245 A. SHIELLS, 3226 H.R. WALTERS, 3146 S. ELMORE, 3181 A. DUNSTAN] at Brown's Dip Gallipoli Advanced Dressing Station continued to work under fire after Privates Pugh and Rowe were injured and Privates, Bird, Johns and Murray of the same party had been killed at duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Bar to MM [CHECK]

'Private ELMORE S. at POLYGON WOOD near YPRES went out and rescued two wounded men, dressed them, and got them under shelter. Private ELMORE had been continously on duty since the night of 25th/26th September, 1917.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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