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Reginald Edward NOWLAND

Place of birthBurwood New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressBurwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs G S Nowland, Burwood Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, on 27th September,1918, near Ypres, with the leading battery, which came under heavy shell fire, and suffered many casualties. Ignoring all danger, he established an aid post on the roadside, and attended to thre wounded. Later in the day, when the batteries moved further forward, he visited all the gun positions, and attended to the wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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