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Regimental number6453
Place of birthDalry SCOTLAND
OccupationBakery manager
AddressVictor Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinMrs George Geddes, Victor Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 7, Company 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Meritorious Service Medal (Awarded Mention in Despatches)

Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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