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John Robert McNeil BEITH

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressRoyal Hospital, North Shore
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Robert Beith, Kiama
Previous military service25th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date14 January 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 5 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Other details

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

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