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George Owen MUNRO

Regimental number4731
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
AddressGlenlora, Campbelltown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, F W Munro, Glenlora, Campbelltown, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Refers 31 August 1918.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919

Military Medal

'During operations at MONT ST. QUENTIN, North East of PERONNE, on 31st August, 1918, these two soldiers [MUNRO and 6305 T. CUMMINS] acted as stretcher bearers and carried wounded continuously for 24 hours through heavy artillery and machine gun fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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