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Matthew DENNISTON

Date of birth5 March 1869
Place of birthStanley Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSoldier
Address95 Archer Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation47
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Denniston, 95 Archer Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 43rd Battalion
Promotion date: 19 April 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 3 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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