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Charles Halliway KELLAWAY

Date of birth16 January 1889
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressNorthcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Rev A C Kellaway, The Vicarage, Cunningham Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: Regimental Medical Officer, 13th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 December 1915


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps, AIF Headquarters
Promotion date: 10 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. For twenty four hours following the attack he worked without a moment's respite, dealing with the wounded of five battalions in addition to his own, and at the same time controlling the work of his stretcher bearers.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: [1694] Lt Frank Gerald KELLAWAY MC, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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