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Patrick Thomas McCORMACK

Regimental number4262
Other NamesThomas Patrick
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMorrisons Post Office via Elaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, M M McCormack, Morrisons Post Office via Elaine, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Awarded on 24 June 1917.
Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919

Military Medal

'For distinguished gallantry on 25th February, 1917, near WARLENCOURT, Sergeant McCORMACK was in command of his platoon under heavy machine gun fire at DINKUM SPUR. He led his men forward with great coolness and skill right up to the enemy's wire and eventually withdrew them in good order on receipt of instructions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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