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Oscar Moritz SELIG

Regimental number3917
Place of birthDungog New South Wales
AddressBalmain, New South Wales
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H. Selig, 348 Darling Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 November 1918

Military Medal

'For bravery and devotion to duty during the operations north west of POZIERES 29th/30th August, 1916. He was a Battalion runner and worked for 48 hours without rest and was continually exposed to the greatest anger from shells and snipers. His courage and devotion to duty are very highly recommended.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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