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Norman Victor McLAREN

Regimental number277
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCrane driver
Address17 Chaldon Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFriend, Miss Mabel Adam, 34A John Street, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


'Showed great devotion to duty in charge of fighting patrols which discovered the withdrawal of enemy from Butte Trench.'
Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

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