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Reginald Philps LITTLE

Regimental number603
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address234 Sydenham Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Isabel Little, 234 Sydenham Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 5 March 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 25 March 1917

Military Cross


Altered to Mention in Despatches: awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448, 28 December 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57, 18 April 1918.
Recommendation date: 25 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.
Recommendation date: 30 January 1919

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on 2nd March, 1917. During counter attack he organised carrying parties and twice reconnoitred portion of MALT TRENCH not yet occupied by our troops and generally displayed coolness and good leadership.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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