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Ernest Sleeman ANDERSON

Place of birthHughenden Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining engineer
AddressBishops Point, Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 20 June 1917

Mention in Despatches

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

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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