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Thomas Charles Cann EVANS

Place of birthBudleigh Salterton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressRichmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, G T C Evans, Kyogle, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 10 October 1915

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: 29 October 1917

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: 9 March 1918

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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