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Fredeick Murchison WAUGH

Regimental number4559
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCivil servant
Address'Kelvinside', King Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Waugh, 'Kelvinside', King Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name20th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During a heavy enemy bombardment and raid he correctly appreciated the situation, organised his men, and was on the spot to meet the raiders. His prompt action was the prime cause of the repulse of the raiders, and his example of ........ and initiative has great influence on the ....... his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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