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Eyrl George LISTER

Date of birth13 September 1887
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address9 Wilgah Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs G M Lister, 9 Wilgah Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military service21st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Promotions

Major


Unit: 5th Division Artillery
Promotion date: 5 June 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Special Mention in Corps Orders


Recommendation date: 30 April 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Eyre George Lister on NR
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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