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John James McCREDIE

Regimental number1273
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressDine Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Robert McCredie, Public School, Blacktown, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 28 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For meritorious service in connection with his duties as W.O. in charge of 7th Brigade Group. He has at all times been most conscientious and exhibited keenness and initiative in his work and done excellent service, and is fully deserving of an honour which can be given for clerical work.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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