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Carlton Lewis BURRETT

Regimental number67
Place of birthGrenfell New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E.A. Burrett, Hotel Grand Central, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


'Conspicuous gallantry and successful organisation on 12-13 October 1916 at Ypres.'
Recommendation date: 26 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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