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Samuel GOUDIE

Regimental number1697
Place of birthBonhill Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBox Mill, 57 Campbell Street, Dumbartonshire
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, J Goudie, 57 Campbell Street, Dumbartonshire
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


For conspicuous gallantry during an enemy attack on Noreuil, when as a Company Runner he was constantly carrying messages under heavy enemy machine gun and rifle fire, his coolness and courage being a fine example to the men.
Recommendation date: 24 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry during an enemy attack on 15th April against NOREUIL. He was a Company Runner and throughout the attack was constantly carrying messages under heavy enemy Machine Gun and rifle fire. His coolness and courage was a fine example to the men of the Company.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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