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Alexander MUNRO

Regimental number2396
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Jane Robinson, 54 Millgate Loan, Arbroath, Scotland
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He handled three trench mortars with great courage and ability. Later with his crew he dug an emplacement in the open under very heavy fire. He set a splendid example of coolness and determination throughout the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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