Service Number: 3592
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port MacDonnell, South Australia, 20 July 1891
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Police Constable
Memorials: Adelaide Treasurer and Chief Secretary Roll of Honour, Thebarton S.A. Police Roll of Honor WW1
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World War 1 Service

4 Aug 1917: Involvement Private, 3592, 50th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Themistocles embarkation_ship_number: A32 public_note: ''
4 Aug 1917: Embarked Private, 3592, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Australian ANZACS in the Great War. 1914-1918
Regimental number: 2592
Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Police constable
Address: Henley Beach, South Australia
Marital status: Married
Age at embarkation: 24
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs Mira Bessy Carrison, Sea View Road, Henley Beach, South Australia
Enlistment date: 25 February 1916
Rank on enlistment: Private
Unit name: 50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number: 23/67/4
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll: 3592
Rank from Nominal Roll: Lance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll: 43rd Battalion
Fate: Returned to Australia 21 December 1918
Medals: Military Medal

'For bravery and devotion to duty. on the 8th August, 1918, during the operations on the SOMME, east of HAMEL, this N.C.O. did valuable work in keeping direction on the right flank of his Company, in spite of heavy fog and smoke, he was successful in getting his Section to its objective. Later in the operation, by the brave and skilful handling of his Section he was successful in capturing and enemy field gun. Throughout the operation he displayed untiring energy and devotion to duty.'

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 - Date: 23 May 1919
Other details: War service: Western Front
Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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