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William WARREN

Regimental number936
Place of birthWilliamstown Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Jack A Warren, 35 Cecil Street, Williamstown, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For most conspicuous gallantry during the attack near Estrees on 4 October, 1918. He preceded the leading wave, and encountering an enemy post which was holding up his section, charged it, killing one man and capturing two others single handed. Later with another man he went back under heavy fire and recovered three Lewis guns, and brought them on to the captured trench.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 35
Date: 15 April 1920

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