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George GOULD

Regimental number778
Place of birthNewport England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRailway Works, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Gould, Mont Dore Hotel, Bournemouth, England
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollRSM
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 6 August 1915

Mention in Despatches


Conspicuous good work and devotion to duty both in and out of the line, February - September 1917.
Recommendation date: 1 September 1917

Mention in Despatches (Awarded)


Conspicuous good work and devotion to duty both in and out of the line, February - September 1917.
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Medaille Militaire


Work from 1916 to 1918.
Recommendation date: 31 August 1918

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches


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

FateDischarged 7 November 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For signal gallantry and devotion to duty especially during the capture of Sasee's Sap when his coolness and determination exercised a powerful influence on his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 26
Date: 19 April 1917

Medaille Militaire (France)


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

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, Medaille Militaire (France), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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