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Regimental number602
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
AddressKingston, South East, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation47
Next of kinfriend, Jno Mason, Kingston, South East, South Australia
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 25 February 1917

FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has shown great courage in rescuing buried men in galleries, and has performed consistent good work throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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