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William John KNOX

Regimental number107
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSeaman
Address56 Murray Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Knox, 56 Murray Street, Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date17 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLSGT
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. has performed excellent services during the operations on the SOMME between April and September 1918 inclusive. He has at all times been keen and energetic, his work being of a particularly high standard; his splendid example has resulted in all tasks allotted to his subsection being performed quickly and thoroughly. He is deserving of special recognition.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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