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Henry John BABER

Regimental number984
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteel Bridge builder
Address68 Henry Street, Tighe's Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMrs J A Baber, 68 Henry Street, Tighe's Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

Military Medal


'For general good service since arrival in France from June 1916 to 20th September, and good work since the formation of the Division.'

FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry under fire. Landed at GALLIPOLI on 26th April, 1915 and remained on duty until evacuation in December, 1915.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Age at death72

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