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Wilmot FENWICK

Place of birthAnnandale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address33 Catherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Fenwick, 33 Catherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board H.M.A.T. A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Showed great courage, capacity and devotion to duty at McCormack's Post West of Flers.
Recommendation date: 26 November 1916

FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He worked continuously for 48 hours under very heavy fire, tending and dressing the wounded. He set a splendid example of coolness and courage throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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