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Regimental number2426
OccupationRailway clerk
AddressLate Cootamundra, NSW Railway Station, The Rock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McIntyre, 7 Bartons Buildings, Kinghorn Fifeshire, Scotland
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

'Work in Flanders in October 1917.'
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'During operations in FLANDERS in October, 1917, this N.C.O. showed untiring energy in his work in getting rations through to his Company under heavy shell fire. When the severe weather made conditions more exacting, he was most zealous in his efforts for the comfort of the men of his Company. Since these operations he has continued to do excellent work. He has carried out the duties of C.Q.M.S. since August, 1916, and under all conditions has rendered good and faithful service.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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