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Alexander LOGAN

Regimental number7759
Place of birthDurham Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBricklayer
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Parnell, 6 Victoria Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameFirst Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26.65.3RSSPEC
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 12 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 10 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'On morning of 30th March 1917 under heavy Howitzer bombardment of an Artillery Observation Post at VRAUCOURT, he skilfully dressed 3 badly wounded men and with assistance moved them from shelled area to Dressing Station. He displayed great coolness under fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

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