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Don McCONVILLE

Regimental number4030
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, V McConville, 20 Roslyn Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


*'Conspicuous bravery and determination, also attentions to wounded at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: "9 June 1916

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 30 July 1916*"

FateKilled in Action 20 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row C, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Hester MCCONVILLE, Burrongong Station, the Rock, New South Wales. Native of East Prahan, Victoria
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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