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Frederick Brayshaw McWHANNELL

Regimental number3545
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph operator
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs H McWhannell, 33 Smollett Street, Sydenham Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 22 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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