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Alan Hollick RAMSAY

Regimental number7000
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
Address40 Elm Grove, East St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles Ramsay, 40 Elm Grove, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 2nd Divisional Artillery
Promotion date: 1 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: 2nd Divisional Artillery
Promotion date: 1 April 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


'Work during October and November, 1917.'
Recommendation date: 6 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During October and November, 1917, this N.C.O. was continuall with his Battery. On several occasions through casualties his detachment was reduced to one man, with whose assistance he continued to fight his gun, refusing to be relieved. At all times his conduct has set a fine example to the men of his Battery.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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