Evelyn Maxwell Hinton FARQUHARSON

Place of birthJersey England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBush worker
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy Vera Farquharson, c/o Thomas Cook and Sons, Ludgate Circus, London, England
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Work near Villers Bretonneux on 8 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 15 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. Though early wounded in the neck, he led his platoon with great dash to his objective, and remained on duty until he had made his position secure. His pluck and devotion to duty inspired all under his command.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal