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Louis Norman EDGLEY

ReligionChurch of England
AddressWilliam Street Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, L Edgley, William Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name4th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross (Altered to Mention in Despatches)

Courageous example to men and consistent good work and devotion to duty. (North West of Geudecourt, 5 November 1916).
Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

Mention in Despatches

Consistent good work. Cheerful courageous example and devotion to duty.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Harold Day EDGLEY, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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