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Regimental number5532
Place of birthWynard New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressFitzroy Street, Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Eurell, Fitzroy Street, Tumut, New South Wales
Previous military service11th L H
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Trench Mortar Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Great gallantry and devotion to duty whilst in charge of party of trench mortar personnel, enabling valuable services to be rendered. (Westhoek 18-19 September 1917).
Recommendation date: 19 September 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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