Donald Walter McCREDIE

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressStrathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs I McCredie, 'Hawthorne', Angel Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry during an advance. His battalion was practically isolated for two days, during which he tended wounded under fire. He continually crossed machine gun swept spaces, after stretcher bearers has been shot down, to attend wounded. Throughout he showed untiring energy and devotion to duty, and by his fine conduct saved many lives.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919