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Regimental number1237
Place of birthEngland
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinThomas McLennan, Fort George, Invnessshire, Scotland
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'For bravery and devotion to duty near Strazeele on 12 June 1918.'
Recommendation date: 22 June 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918

Military Medal

'Near STRAZEELE on 12th June, 1918 Sergeant MCLENNAN was one of a party of one officer and six other ranks who volunteered for a daylight raid on an enemy trench. He killed several of the enemy himself. In company with his Officer he remained out in No Man's Land under heavy rifle and machine gun fire and covered the return of the party and also helped to collect identifications from one of the prisoners killed by the enemy bombs. By his bravery and devotion to duty he set a splendid example to the men of his Company.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No.

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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