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Frederick Lindsay PAGE

Regimental number1257
Place of birthMintaro New South Wales
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressLeichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Peter Page, 60 Marlborough Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps, Company 3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Electrical & Mechanical Mining Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: "23 September 1917

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 4 October 1918 and Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For great gallantry and devotion to duty. He has been electrician since May 1916 to plants at Kemmel Mines, Vimy Ridge and Nuinport. His work at all times has taken him out under shell fire to repair Electric Cables in the forward trenches and by his untiring devotion to duty constant service has been maintained he remaining into the line on duty during long periods when the cutting of cable by shell fire has been most acute.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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