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Cyril CAWTHORNE

Regimental number953
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressValmai avenue, King's Park, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Dorothea Cathorne, Valmai avenue, King's Park, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 December 1971

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