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Norman Macquarie SIDDINS

Regimental number2227
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller and accountant
Address203 E1swick Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Siddins, Normanhurst, 109 Boulevard, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For meritorious service and devotion to duty. This Warrant Officer has been with the Division since its formation in March 1916, and has carried out his various duties in a most loyal manner. He has worked extremely hard, often under very trying circumstances, and has shown a very high state of efficiency. Throughout the period 25th February to 16th September 1918, particularly while the Division was engaged in active operations, he has shown untiring energy and devotion to duty and his work is worthy of special recognition.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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