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Afred Henry NOWOTNA

Regimental number762
Place of birthKewell Victoria
ReligionLutheran
OccupationMiner
AddressWarracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs H M Nowotna, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Alfred Henry
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He displayed great courage and skill in keeping up communications in the front line, and set a splendid example throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Date of death3 May 1956
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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