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Lewis Wibmer JEFFRIES

Date of birth4 September 1884
Place of birthDerby England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressDefence Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Rev William Jeffires, Defence Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: MED Fld Amb
Promotion date: 2 October 1914

Temporary MAJ


Unit: MED Fld Amb 4
Promotion date: 8 June 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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