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George Patrick NOLAN

Regimental number1978
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressStokes-siding, Tweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Nolan, Stokes-siding, Tweed River, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1978B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919

Military Medal

'During the attack near MORLANCOURT on 19th instant this N.C.O. whose platoon had no officer led his men out to dig in under a barrage and coolly marked out the task for each man. His steadiness greatly encouraged the men and the task was well done. Throughout the day he showed great coolness and leadership of a high order in handling his platoon.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

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