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Henry James GURD

Regimental number176
Date of birth--/09/1877
Place of birthQuirindi New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
Address17 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs F G Gurd, 17 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Artillery
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 4
Promotion date: 1 August 1916

Captain


Unit: ART Div 4
Promotion date: 21 January 1917

Major


Unit: ART Div 4
Promotion date: 21 October 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: "12 August 1917 (Awarded 1 January 1918)"

FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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