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Victor Edward DENNE

Regimental number131
Place of birthNorth Bruni
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Bruni, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinDarcy Denne, North Bruni, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 12 September 1916

FateDied of disease 26 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row A, Grave No. 2), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: D'Arcy Collicott and Gertrude DENNE, 'Sunnyside', North Bruni, Hobart, Tasmania, husband of Winifred DENNE, 26 Hampton Park, Redland, Bristol, England~

Military Medal

'MOUQUET FARM, on afternoon of 4th September, 1916, he patrolled right sector of trench during bombardment, and on night of 4th September, 1916, and morning of 5th September, was on detached post with. Private IVORY and BERRIMAN for an hour afterwards visiting the post at intervals, and on two occasions during the night he patrolled on down the trench to the left to the barricade to find if the enemy had occupied it.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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