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Alfred Lawrence MUGGLESTONE

Regimental number149
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation master
AddressHurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Walter Mugglestone, Carrington Avenue, Hurstville, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameSection 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Refers 29 April 1918.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Alfred Laurence
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Under considerable shelling by the enemy he supervised the removal of trucks and supplies from a yard, assisted by a corporal and a sapper. During this time the track was broken in four places. He showed great devotion to duty.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

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