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Arthur Lancelot RICKARD

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStudent
AddressBerith Park, Wahroonga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Arthur Rickard, Berith Park, Wahroonga, New South Wales
Previous military service10th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


'(15 November 1916) Conspicuous good work as Liaison Officer, obtaining valuable information at great risk.'
Recommendation date: 21 November 1916

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 27 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 2nd Supplement No. 30107, 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169, 4 October 1917. Awarded a second MID: promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30189, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.

Mention in Despatches


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

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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