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Duncan BEITH

Date of birth21 February 1890
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address612 Ligar Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr Beith, 612 Ligar Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name23rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: 23rd Battalion
Promotion date: 19 December 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Recommendation date: 13 October 1918

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 29 December 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Gordon BEITH, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 April 1916.
Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Croix de Guerre (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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