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Norman Carpentier TOOGOOD

Regimental number1291
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
Address144 Princes Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Muriel Grace Toogood, 173 Kings Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'On the night of 3rd/4th November, 1917, this N.C.O. was a member of a ptrol at BROODSEINDE which attacked an enemy post of 8 men, killing four and bringing one back to our lines. The information gained from the prisoner was of considerable value and Sergeant TOOGOOD with two others reconnoitred the position before the attack. and himself took the prisoner. He showed great dash throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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