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Regimental number1947
Place of birthParkes New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressExchange Hotel, Walgett, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Francis Nicholas, Exchange Hotel, Walgett, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'For most conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on the night of the 17th/18th March, 1918 at Norfolk Bridge on [the] Ypres Canal, north east of St Eloi.'
Recommendation date: 22 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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