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Charles BRYCE

Regimental number89
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSelector
AddressOld Sandgate Road,Clayfield, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinJanet Bryce, Old Sandgate Road, Clayfield, Queensland
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Marked initiative and coolness in handling men under heavy fire, enabling valuable services to be rendered by party under his command. (Lagnicourt 15 April 1917).
Recommendation date: 20 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He took command of two platoons whose officers became casualties, and gallantly led them forward, in the face of heavy fire, to the objective.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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