The AIF Project

Darcy Elliott DICKSON

Regimental number2292
Place of birthGumeracha, South Australia
Address63 Castle Street, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Dickson, 63 Castle Street, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Stationary Hospital 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/70/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Mechanical Transport Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Steadiness, courage and high example while working as stretcher-bearer under heavy fire (Glencourse Wood, 21 September 1917).'

Military Medal (awarded)

'Untiring energy and inspiring example while in charge of squad of bearers.'
Recommendation date: 12 October 1917

Mention in Despatches

'Work on 18 September 1918.'
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 27 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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