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David Tewart JOYCE

Regimental number3831
Place of birthDurham England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs M E Parkinson, Tarrawanna, Corrimal, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Joyce, George Street, West Corforth, Durham, England
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Continuous good work with machine gun under fire, greatly facilitating the attack and consolidation on 4 May 1917.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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