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George Albert WARREN

Regimental number8364
Place of birthParkside South Australia
OccupationMunicipal engineer
AddressMagaret Street, Largs Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Annie Warren, c/o Messrs Wood and Kenny, 236 King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollRSM
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

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

FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For devotion tod duty and consistent good service during the period 17th September 1918 to 5th November 1918. The untiring energy of this Warrant Officer, often under adverse conditions, during the advance from VERMAND to LANDRECIES, has been invaluable to his Unit and ensured the prompt despatch of ammunition urgently required by the Batteries in their rapid advance and frequent changes of position. His work throughout has been excellent.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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