George Albert BLUMER

OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressMacksville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs M F Blumer, 'Patea', Middle Harbour Road, Lindfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Second recommendation for MC dated 11 June 1918.
Recommendation date: May 1918

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the R.A.P. was heavily shelled, a direct hit causing casualties amongst the staff, he succeeded, single handed, in getting the wounded away, and attended to many cases in the area of the bombardment. Throughout the period his courage and determination saved many lives.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal