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John Milton EDGLEY

Date of birth24 December 1882
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs M M Edgley, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name19th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion


Unit: 46th Battalion
Promotion date: 15 July 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: 5 March 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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