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Eugene Lambert WELLINGTON

Regimental number12773
Place of birthNorth Adelaide South Australia
OccupationHospital attendant
AddressDistrick Hospital, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Stephen Wellington, 88 Finniss Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date21 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit name11th Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For devotion to duty and continuous good work. During the months of April and May when this Unit was running the Main Dressing Station at QUERRIEU, he successfully and with great credit organised and administered the nursing department. He has on several occasions since been in charge of Nursing Sections at Main Dressing Stations and Main Dressing Stations and by his care and thoroughness he has contributed greatly to the comfort and well being of the patients. For the past two years his work has been characterised by zeal and thoroughness.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 April 1945
Age at death64
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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