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Vivian Cyril MONKS

Regimental number24
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMachinist
Address2l Victoria Terrace, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Monk, 21 Victoria Terrace, Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches (Altered from Distinguished Conduct Medal)


'Splendid example of devotion to duty and personal bravery.' (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 7 November 1917

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Other details

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

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