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Dodd Alfred MEHAN

Regimental number519
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMerchant
AddressBank of Australia, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinTeresa Mehan, Bank of Australia, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAN&MEF (Tropical Unit), E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon with great gallantry in the attack and set a fine example of determination and skill in reducing at least two enemy 'pill boxes'. He did excellent work in consolidating the final objective, and set a splendid example of courage and leadership.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

Discharge date23 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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