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Herbert McCOLL

Regimental number22305
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSaddler
Address123 Rae Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs E L McColl, 123 Rae Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


'Displayed utmost gallantry and devotion to duty as stretcher-bearer at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: "9 and 16 August 1916"

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Date of death29 September 1963
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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