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Regimental number4319
AddressGovernment Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Stenhouse, Government Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On 4th October, 1917, near BELLEWARDE (east of YPRES), prior to Zero hour for the attack one of the guns of the Battery was hit by a shell. The Battery was under heavy shell fire. This N.C.O. continued at his work of repairing the damage throughout, thus enabling the Battery to open fire at Zero hour with all its guns. This N.C.O. was recommended on 24th September, 1917, for Mention in Despatches in the next General List.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Family/military connectionsNephew: 6197 Pte Charles William WEHL, 26th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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