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Albert Ernest ATTRILL

Regimental number75
Place of birthBega New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach-driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinLuke Attrill, Bega, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)


Set a fine example by his untiring zeal, coolness and courage under heavy shell fire and adverse conditions. (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 3 November 1917

FateDischarged 13 November 1919
Medals

Military Medal


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

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 September 1947
Place of burialNewcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium

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