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Ross Cairns McCAY

OccupationStudent
AddressEllimatta, Victoria Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinHugh D McCay, Ellimatta, Victoria Street, Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 3rd Supplement (15 May 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140 (27 August 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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