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Alfred James FELL

Regimental number64
Place of birthLiverpool England
AddressWatsons Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Captain Alfred Fell, 'Langside', The Crescent, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while commanding a company. Inface of heavy artillery and machine gun fire he successfully attacked the enemy on three occasions, killing many and capturing one officer, sixteen men, and nine machine guns. He showed leadership of a very high order, and set a splendid example to his company.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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