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Cecil James CARROLL

ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationState school teacher
AddressJane Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Patrick Carroll, Jane Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Consistent and marked devotion to duty, keen sense of initiative and capability as commander.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

Military Cross (Awarded)


Constant and marked devotion to duty, courage and initiative during period February to September 1917.
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1917

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