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Valentine MEATES

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGas inspector
Address'Fitzroy', Clarence Street, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Annie Meates, 'Fitzroy', Clarence Street, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service7th A F A Brigade
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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