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Harry Archer STUBBS

Regimental number13359
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter and decorator
AddressWilliamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H Stubbs, 8 Verdon Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'During the heavy shell fire of the night of June 10th, 11th 1917 he splendidly organised and led the squads under him at the Advanced R.A.Ps. of the 50th and 52nd Battalions (Australian Infantry) at O 33 b3.9. near MESSINES. (Sheet 28 S.W. 1/20,000.) that the evacuation of wounded who were numerous was accelerated and conducted without a hitch. He very ably and courageously supported Sergeant McGregor.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 February 1975
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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