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Arthur Kelworth FLACK

Regimental number47
Place of birthSt Pancras England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShoemaker
AddressSunnyside, Piggott Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs May P Flack, Sunnyside, Piggott Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNaval and Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in action. Though wounded before the infantry advance, he took his guns into action, and although his detachment suffered severely, he kept them both going by firing one gun himself.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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