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Stephen BRUGGY

Date of birth27 November 1876
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Address468 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height6' 1.75"
Weight179 lbs
Next of kinMrs F Bruggy, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT (ADJ)
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollGeneral List
Promotions

Major


Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 22 November 1915

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 12 May 1917

Captain


Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 18 October 1914

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' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Order of the White Eagle - 4th Class (with swords) (Serbia)


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

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Discharge date30 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, Order of the White Eagle - 4th Class (with swords) (Serbia), Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRUGGY Stephen

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