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Frederick Cecil JAMES

Regimental number65
Place of birthJamberoo New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPinnacle View, Tyalgum, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kin---James, Pinnacle View, Tyalgum, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 10 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry during operations. He maintained the communications and laid and repaired wires under very heavy shell fire, working day and night without rest.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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