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Frank Elliott Trenoweth TRUE

Place of birthBrunswick Victoria
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressMalvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, F W True, 66 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He moved forward with the assaulting troops under very heavy fire, established his aid post and organized his stretcher-bearers, and was the means of saving many of the wounded. He carrid out his duties under heavy fire with great skill and courage.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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