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John Gardiner AUSTIN

Date of birth20 June 1871
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Addressc/o Bank of Australasia, Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs J G Austin, c/o Bank of Australasia, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceA and I Staff
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentMAJ (DADOS)
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps Depot
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: AOD LT-COL
Promotion date: 15 August 1914

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No.12 (27 January 1916).
Recommendation date: 4 July 1915

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 4th Supplement, No 29664 (11 July 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 176 (30 November 1916).

FateDischarged 3 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)CMG
Medals

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12
Date: 27 January 1916

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