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William SALMON

Regimental number113
Place of birthInverell New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W. Salmon, Staggie Creek, via Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 30 August 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He carried out a difficult reconnaissance, and did excellent work during the operations. He set a splendid example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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