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Jack Cedric PRICE

Regimental number1011
Date of birth--/01/1893
Place of birthHomebush New South Wales
OccupationTurner and fitter
Address'Llantarnam', The Crescent Homebush, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John Price, 'Llantarnam', The Crescent Homebush, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Troop 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: SIG Div 2 Coy
Promotion date: 26 August 1917


Unit: SIG Div 2 Coy
Promotion date: 25 November 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

Military Cross

'For gallantry, devotion to duty, and extremely aluable work during the operatins on 3rd October 1918, in the Beaurevoi System, east of Peronne. He carried out his duties unflinchingly, frequently under fire, the result being that telephone communication, was maintained continually between Brigade Headquarters and the front line.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

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

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