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Alfred Lawrence CARROLL

Regimental number2232
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEchuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Wooley, Hovell Street, Echuca, Victoria
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 13 June 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During the attack on the Green Line on 7th June 1917, he captures 30 prisoners alone, and later when an intense artillery barrage was on he volunteered and successfully carried an urgent despatch to the rear. During the whole of the action he carried despatches to and from the firing line with utmost speed.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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