Eric Wyndham DARK MC, MID

DARK, Eric Wyndham

Service Numbers: 1685, N278618, NX71046
Enlisted: 13 May 1915
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dungog, New South Wales, Australia, 16 December 1896
Home Town: Dungog, Dungog, New South Wales
Schooling: Maitland Boys’ High School, Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Storekeeper
Died: Natural causes, Manly, New South Wales, Australia, 13 March 1964, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Maitland High School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1685
28 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1685, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
28 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1685, 17th Infantry Battalion
25 Dec 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 17th Infantry Battalion
18 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 17th Infantry Battalion
13 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 17th Infantry Battalion
23 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 17th Infantry Battalion
1 Jun 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 17th Infantry Battalion
14 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 17th Infantry Battalion
28 Dec 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
16 Sep 1918: Honoured Military Cross
13 Apr 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 17th Infantry Battalion, HT Castalia, Devonport for return to Australia - disembarking Sydney 1 June 1919
1 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 17th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

11 Jan 1942: Enlisted Lieutenant, SN NX71046
11 Jan 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN N278618
23 Jan 1943: Discharged Lieutenant, SN NX71046, HQ 5 (Western) NSW L of C Sub-Area

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