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Harold Gordon BREMNER

Regimental number690
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bessie Catherine Bremner, 7 Ethel Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCSM (WO Class II)
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of his company. He personally rushed a shell hole, shooting one of the enemy and bayonetting another. His company being held up by four enemy machine guns, he displayed great skill in dealing with them. He personally searched dug outs sending back maps and information.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 1400 Private Edward Thomas KEOGH, 7th Light Horse Regiment; died of disease, 11 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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