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Bernard ROSE

Regimental number214
Date of birth--/04/1895
Other NamesROSE, Bernard Charles John
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThe Rectory, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinRev H J Rose, The Rectory, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name13th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF13
Promotion date: 9 September 1916


Unit: INF13
Promotion date: 18 April 1917


Unit: INF13
Promotion date: 26 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He assumed command of his company and led his men with great courage and initiative. Later he carried messages under very heavy fire. He set a splendid example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He organized a party of bombers, and, counter attacking, drove the enemy back and established a block which he held against repeated attacks. He has previously done fine work.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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

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