The AIF Project

Lancelot Arthur CLEVELAND

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPublic accountant
Address31 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFather, A W Cleveland, 31 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service21st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollGeneral List
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

For good services rendered as Artillery Officer with 1st Anzac Corps Park during period June 1916 to present date, especially during period of action with the reserve Army.
Recommendation date: 14 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 6928 Gunner Kenneth Arthur, 2nd MTS, returned to Australia, 29 May 1919.
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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