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Edward Roy JAMIESON

Regimental number11993
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John James Jamieson, 'Leumeah', 36 Railway Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

'On the night 30th/31st July, 1917, near MESSINES at an Advanced Regimental Aid Post on the eastern slope of MESSINES RIDGE, this N.C.O. carried a wounded machine gunner to the Relay Post under fire. During the second enemy barrage, word came that a Battalion cook had been wounded in the advance of the Post. Lance Corporal JAMIESON and Private CUNNINGHAM volunteered and went out under heavy fire and brought the cook to the Aid Post. Lance Corporal JAMIESON displayed great gallantry and devotion to duty carrying stretchers with casualties from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. until relieved. His work throughout was done under circumstances of extreme danger and he showed great determination and set a fine example for his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 May 1972

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