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John Macdearmid ROYLE

Date of birth--/08/1887
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address'Winton', Wahroonga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Bertha Royle, 'Winton', Wahroonga, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameNo 4 Tunnelling Company - No 1 Military District
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Electrical, Mechanical Mining & Boring Company
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: MIN
Promotion date: 1 December 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: MIN E&M M&B Coy
Promotion date: 1 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 4 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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