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Jasper Kenneth Gordon MAGEE

Date of birth26 March 1881
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, Major R H B Magee, Dover Street, Albany Club, Toronto,
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

FateDischarged 20 November 1917

Military Cross

'On 25th April 1915, and subsequent dates, during operations in the neighbourhood of Gaba Tepe, for gallantry in leading his men, and exhibiting sound judgment and ability on several occasions, under a constant and harassing fire.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No. 6539
Date: 3 July 1915

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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