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Regimental number922
Place of birthMornington Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinW Stanley, Wattle Grove, Mornington, Victoria
Enlistment date30 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918

Military Medal

'For conscientious good work in front line trenches at GUEDECOURT, especially when in charge of left "strong point" and advanced T head, and in excellent supervision of cleaning out and rebuilding the dilapidated front line trenches. During a heavy bombardment of night 1st/2nd December, 1916, although buried by a shell on one occasion, he extricated himself and others, and although severely shaken, remained on duty. This N.C.O. is an original member of the Battalion, and has done consistently good work with his Battalion in GALLIPOLI, and in FRANCE, being especially noticeable at POZIERES on 6th/13th August, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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