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Septimus Laws GOFTON

Regimental number2181
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTailor
AddressCare or Mrs E M Gofton, Manners Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Mary Gofton, Manners Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date30 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).
Recommendation date: 17 June 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "Letter/List gated 16 November 1921"

FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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