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Place of birthOrrorroo, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressBooleroo Centre, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M B McGlashan, c/o Gavin Gardner, Royal Exchange, King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Army Medical Corps (Reserve).
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in charge of the evacuation of wounded during an attack. He visited his various posts under heavy shell and machine gun fire, and was largely responsible for the successful evacuation of the wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Discharge date8 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGLASHAN John Eric

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