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William Mongo LOGAN

Regimental number3663
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarter
AddressWeston, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Logan, Fourth Street, Weston, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Work near Bray on 22 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 7 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For most distinguished gallantry and devotion to duty during the operations went of BRAY on 22nd August, 1918. Lance Corporal LOGAN showed great initiative and courage during the whole attack, especially when two machine guns temporarily held up our advance he rushed the guns killing or wounding the crews, 10 in number. His bravery and coolness in putting these guns out of action thus allowed our advance to continue. The value of Lance Corporal LOGAN's work cannot be over estimated. his splendid conduct inspired other men with the greatest confidence.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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