Harold Evelyn WAWN

Regimental number1196
Place of birthDarlington England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, William Wawn, Abbey Road, Darlington Durham, England
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollQuartermaster and Honorary Captain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Echelon
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 44 (6 April 1916).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 4th Supplement, No 29664 (11 July 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 176 (30 November 1916).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For general gallantry and good work during the campaign.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916