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John Edwin ENGLAND

Regimental number8833
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCivil servant
Addressc/o Mrs Lethem, Union Road, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMaster A F England, c/o Mrs Lethem, Union Road, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Section
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For continuous good work. This N.C.O. is the Senior Ammunition sergeant in the Unit and is most accurate and energetic. He handled his Section well and works day and night drawing and delivering Ammunition. During the last six months, in spite of the huge quantities of ammunition handled, he has never made a mistake, and his intimate knowledge of ammunition has facilitated the efficient supply.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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