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Tannatt William Edgeworth DAVID

Date of birth28 January 1858
Place of birthCardiff Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeacher
AddressCarinyah, Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation58
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Caroline Martha David, Carinyah, Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameMining Corps Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps
Promotions

Major


Unit: MIN
Promotion date: 25 October 1915

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: Gen List
Promotion date: 1 November 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31488 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 8 March 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order

CG 57
Source: 18/4/1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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