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Regimental number7825
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAudit clerk
AddressCommercial Bank, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P P Scrivener, Commercial Bank, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry. When a shell had set alight to some H. E. ammunition which was exploding at intervals, Corporals Driscoll and Scrivener were conspicuous in their pluck while extinguishing the fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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