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Bernard Clive MARLIN

Regimental number1025
Place of birthRichmond New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressVic Road, Pennant Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs B C Marlin, Victoria Road, Pennant Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 3 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. After the ammunition in his equipment had been exploded, he continued to lead his men with great courage and determination. Later he carried out a valuable recommaissance. He has on many previous occasions done fine work.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Date of death9 August 1966
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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