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Edwin Leslie MEDLYN

Regimental number5907
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressHarrow Road, St Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Captain T E Medlyn, Harrow Road, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date31 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 26 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

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

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