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Ernest Kent PARRY

Date of birth14 September 1891
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address'Grantham', Grantham Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Parry, 'Grantham', Grantham Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: MED AGH1
Promotion date: 12 June 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

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

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