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Colin Saunders CADEE

Regimental number60
Place of birthCranbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressCranbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Cadee, Cranbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Motor Transport Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Belgium Croix de Guerre

For bravery and devotion to duty at La Motte au Bois on 15 April 1918.
Recommendation date: 7 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Discharge date21 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 March 1958
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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