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Dennis MYCHAEL

Regimental number573
Place of birthWalcha New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressMoonan Flat, Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinJohn T Mychael, Moonan Flat, Scone, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 15 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'This Sergeant was in charge of the advance ... of a squadron when attacking a retiring enemy column at LUDD on 15th November, 1917, his initiative in leading a small party of men in a charge against two machine guns and over 100 enemy ... '
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1560 Pte John Charles MYCHAEL, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919; 146 Driver Archibald John MYCHAEL, 1st Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915; 572 Driver Kenneth MYCHAEL, 1st Light Horse regiment, returned to Australia, 17 March 1918.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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