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Cecil John FLETCHER

Regimental number4
Date of birth--/11/1869
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
Address'Seacombe', O'Connor Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr J C Fletcher, 'Seacombe', O'Connor Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: Australian Army Pay Corps
Promotion date: 28 April 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FLETCHER Cecil John

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