William Edward Lodewyk Hamilton CROWTHER MID, DSO

CROWTHER, William Edward Lodewyk Hamilton

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 26 March 1915, 2 years 23rd Australian Army Medical Corps
Last Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Last Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 9 May 1887
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: MB/BS University of Melbourne 1910, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Medical Practioner
Died: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 31 May 1981, aged 94 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Tasmanian Club Honour Roll, University of Tasmania
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World War 1 Service

26 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, 7th Field Ambulance, 2 years 23rd Australian Army Medical Corps
25 May 1915: Involvement Captain, 7th Field Ambulance
25 May 1915: Embarked Captain, 7th Field Ambulance, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
6 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 8th Field Ambulance
21 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant Colonel, 5th Field Ambulance
9 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant Colonel, Australian Army Medical Corps
23 May 1919: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
23 May 1919: Honoured Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, For great skill and organisation of ambulance services consistently for the Division. Especially for the attack on Mont St Quentin which was under shellfire and trying. One of the smartest and most reliable officers in the AIF. Charles Rosenthal Maj General

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