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Lionel Anthony Parry WARD

Regimental number49
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address600 Rathdown Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss N J Ward, 600 Rathdown Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLSGT
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollQuartermaster and Honorary Captain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Casualty Clearing Station
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service edal, Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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