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Richard Charles WEBB

Regimental number1350
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
Address8 Trinity Street, Harrow Green, Leytonstone, London, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinUncle, Edward Newson, 8 Trinity Street, Harrow Green, Leytonstone, London, England
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


For continuous good work both in and out of the line as a section commander for past 18 months. His reconnaissance of the ground taken recently near WARLENCOURT was particularly good as also was the siting of guns
Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Other detailsWar Service: Gallipoli, Egypt, France, England

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