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Stanley Ernest EMMS

Regimental number3741
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWarehouseman
Address34A Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, D E Emms, 34A Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service23rd Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section C
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 16 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For good service and devotion to duty in the theatre of war from 26th February, 1917 to 20th September, 1917, particularly during the active operations of NOREUIL, April, 1917 - BULLECOURT April 1917 - and MESSINES June, 1917. As Warrant Officer, General Duties, his work has been continuous, resulting in the efficient performance of their duties by all his junior ranks. He has shown remarkable energy and ability on all occasions. Awarded Military Medal during operations at MOUQUET FARM, September, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

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