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Regimental number2648
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address176 Catlanic Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, Mark Feltman, 176 Catlanic Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work between Vauvillers and Lihons on 9 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 17 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

Military Medal

'On 9th August 1918 during the attack on enemy positions between VAUVILLERS and LIHONS, Private FELTMAN volunteered to carry important messages when other runners had been killed and wounded trying to get through the heavy fire of the enemy. Private FELTMAN succeeded in running the gauntlet and delivered important messages at great personal risk to himself. His work was a fine example of high devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

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