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Ambrose Clarence GLEDHILL

Regimental number3797
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNargeman, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Gledhill, Narrogin, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Great courage and daring in carrying important messages. (Louveral 15 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 23 April 1917

Bar to Military Medal

Recommendation date: 9 June 1918

FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Ambrose Guido Gledhill on NR

Military Medal

'At LOUVERVAL, FRANCE, on 15th April 1917, Pte. GLEDHILL during the enemy attack on our position was with a forward picquet, he displayed great courage and daring and worked his way back (through the enemy who had surrounded the picquet) with a message to that effect from his picquet commander who asked for ammunition and reinforcements.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 31 March 1973

MM Bar

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal & Bar, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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