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Alexander Hammett MARKS

Date of birth6 August 1880
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressWickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMrs Annie Georgina Marks, Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceA Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Medical Officer)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollColonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station
Promotion date: 1 December 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: "Undated"

Mention in Despatches

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

Mention in Despatches

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

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919

Distinguished Service Order

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

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

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