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Regimental number1068
Place of birthAgnes River Victoria
OccupationHotel employee
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Mitchell, Princess Street, Korumburra, Victoria
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous bravery in keeping his mortar in action near Bullecourt, the remainder of the crew being casualties.'
Recommendation date: 12 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 3634110

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