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Rowland Fuller GRAY

Regimental number456
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
Address'Antisina', Bay Street, Frankston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Charles Gray, Frankston, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF39
Promotion date: 3 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: INF39
Promotion date: 3 April 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty and consistent good work. He has always set a splendid example to the N.C.O.'s and men of his unit, and has displayed untiring energy in the performance of his duties.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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