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Daniel Aston LUXTON

Date of birth22 June 1891
ReligionProtestant
OccupationClerk
AddressShakespeare Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, D J Luxton,Shakespeare Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: 5th Battalion
Promotion date: 8 March 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 25 July 1916

DSO


Recommendation date: 31 July 1916

DSO


Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Mention in Despatches


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

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448, 28 December 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57, 18 April 1918.
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

CMG


Recommendation date: 4 March 1918

CMG


Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

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

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