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Arthur Alexander DUPREZ

Regimental number4362
Date of birth--/11/1869
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address14 Albert Parade, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W A Duprez, Police Station, Cootammundra, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 55th Battalion
Promotion date: 25 January 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 55th Battalion
Promotion date: 27 June 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 2 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his men with great gallantry and determination under heavy fire. His splendid example largely contributed to the success of the operation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 934 Lance Corporal Offord William DUPREZ, 7th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 20 September 1916; 7822 Corporal Hamilton Adair DUPREZ, AIF Depots in the United Kingdom, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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