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Edward Gordon OGG

Regimental number293
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressRotherwood, The Range, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E K Ogg, Rotherwood, The Range, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


* Letter and List dated 16 November 1921
Recommendation date: "24 July and 11 September 1917"

Military Cross*

FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his troop in an attack on two enemy guns, capturing the guns and the position. He showed splendid dash and determination.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191
Date: 12 December 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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