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Charles Christopher CORLIS

AddressBangalow, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Elizabeth Corlis, Bangalow, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Medical Officer)
Unit name26th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 18 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He tended the wounded under very heavy fire with great courage and determination, working continuously for three days and nights.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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