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Reginald Compton AUSTIN

Regimental number802
Place of birthMiddlesex England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJeweller
Address45 Fordbrook Avenue, Ealing, London W, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George C Austin, 45 Fordbrook Avenue, Ealing London, England
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 5 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

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