The AIF Project

Paston Hubert REDE

Regimental number329
Place of birthToorak Victoria
Other NamesGaston H
REDE, Paston H
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
Addressc/o J M Nankivell, Washington Street, Toorak, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs M G Rede, Williams Road, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 3 May 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: Refers 4 May 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a raid. He led his men with great dash in the occupation of a hill, and though overwhelmed by numbers several times, he charged into the enemy with fixed bayonets, hol;ding them at bay. His prompt action, bold initiative, and courageous example to his men were of great value.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

Print format