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George Frederick Gardells WIECK

Date of birth18 August 1881
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs R Gannon, Martha Street, Paddington, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMrs Nelie Wieck, c/o Mrs R Ganon, Martha Street, Paddington, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed with the 1st Queensland Contingent, South African (Boer) War.
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Adjutant)
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Major


Unit: HQ AIF Depots United KingdomK
Promotion date: 15 March 1916

Temporary LTCOL


Promotion date: 1 June 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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