Ernest Raymond BREGENZER DCM


BREGENZER, Ernest Raymond

Service Number: 123
Enlisted: 26 January 1915
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Donald, Victoria, October 1878
Home Town: Camperdown, Corangamite, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Book Keeper
Died: Killed in action, France, Nth Perone, 18 August 1918
Cemetery: Assevillers New British Cemetery
Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Camperdown St. Paul's Anglican Church Memorial Window
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World War 1 Service

26 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 123, 22nd Infantry Battalion
1 May 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 22nd Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 123, 22nd Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 123, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
2 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 22nd Infantry Battalion
9 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 22nd Infantry Battalion
25 Dec 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 123, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, SW/GSW to heard
27 Jun 1918: Honoured Distinguished Conduct Medal, Broodseinde Ridge, At Zonnebeke on 4/10/1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in re-organizing his platoon after the officer had been killed. When the advance was checked by an enemy post he rushed forward, bombed the machine gun, and captured fifteen prisoners. His dash and determination materially contributed to the establishment of our line in its new position
18 Aug 1918: Involvement Sergeant, SN 123, 22nd Infantry Battalion

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