Archibald John PASCOE

PASCOE, Archibald John

Service Number: 2666
Enlisted: 9 April 1915, Enlisted at Keswick, SA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gladstone, South Australia, 1882
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia, 8 July 1972, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Wirrabara District WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2666, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Keswick, SA
2 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2666, 10th Infantry Battalion
2 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2666, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Adelaide
26 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion
27 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 50th Infantry Battalion
20 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2666, 50th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Elizabeth Beatrice Pascoe of 407 High Street, Northcote, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 5 April 1919 on board HT Warwickshire disembarking on 29 May 1919

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal


Awarded Meritorious Medal Citation reads:

During period 16th September 1918 to December 31st 1918 this man has been employed as a storeman in the Regimental Quartermaster's Store, in which capacity he has been of tremendous assistance. he has always carried out irksome and tedious duties at all hours in an exceptionally cheerful and conscientious manner which has made his services very valuable to the Battalion at all times, and has helped considerably in keeping the Battalion at all times well supplied both in and out of the line'

Source: London Gazette on 3 June 1919, page 6918, position 7.

Commonwealth Gazette Number 113 on 6 October 1919