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Norman Ray McKINNON

Regimental number461
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address139 Sydney Road, Parkville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J O McKinnon, 139 Sydney Road, Parkville, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll100
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

Military Medal

'For devotion to duty and excellent work (almost continuously for 3 days) in maintaining connection with the forward posts.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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