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Ronald Eric HASELER

Regimental number2755
Place of birthBrisbane Qld
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWool classer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry William Haseler, Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No 30480 (16 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 72 (2 September 1920).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'On 11 April 1918, at Musellabeh for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an enemy bombardment on the morning of 11 April 1918, in addition to rendering good service with a Lewis gun, he removed two men to a place of safety and brought back a fantasse of water through the barrage to the men at the front. He has served with Lewis gun section throughout battles of Romani, Maghdaba, Rafa, Gaza (first and second), Amman, and has at all times shown great devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11/12/1191

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