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Cedric Noel ALSOP

Regimental number13253
Place of birthToora, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressToorak, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinGuardian, Mrs B Kennedy, 19 Bruce Street, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francais CHARLES and Fanny RICHARDS, his wife
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On the 5th April 1918 during the attack on our line opposite DERNANCOURT Gunner ALLSOP - the Medical Orderly to his Battery - carried out his duties with untiring effort and under most trying conditions. His fearlessness, devoted attention to the wounded and splendid behaviour under heavy shell fire set a splendid example to all present and earned for him the highest esteem of his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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