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John Alexander LOVE

Date of birth31 March 1894
Place of birthStrathalbyn, South Australia
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressStrathalbyn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Rev G C Love, Strathalbyn, South Australia
Previous military service31st Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name11th Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: MED 11 Fld Amb
Promotion date: 1 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706, 25 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165, 24 October 1918.
Recommendation date: 23 October 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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