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Ernest Noel Brougham DOCKER

Place of birthGranville New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressCapertee, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Docker, c/o Mrs Piddington, 'Avella', Capertee, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 30 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 28 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack. He followed up with his bearers picked up guides, gained touch with the regimental aid posts, and organized a line of bearer replays. This was done at night under machine gun and heavy shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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