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Brian Hugh CAVANAGH

Regimental number517
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressBrimpaen Spring, Brimpaen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs W A A Cavanagh, Brimpaen Spring, Brimpaen, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name23rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


For gallantry and devotion to duty throughout action. (Pozieres).
Recommendation date: 9 August 1916

Unspecified


For gallantry and devotion to duty in action. Also for consistent good work. (Pozieres).
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916

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