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Algernon Wiseman DAVIS

Regimental number947
Place of birthTingha New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kin..., E R Davis, 24 West Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentOrderly Room SGT
Unit name13th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF13
Promotion date: 20 January 1916

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).
Recommendation date: 1 March 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Croix de Guerre

Recommendation date: 16 September 1918

Croix de Guerre

French citation
Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 9 October 1918

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Croix de Guerre (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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

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