Ferdinand Cyril CHURCH MM


CHURCH, Ferdinand Cyril

Service Number: 1795
Enlisted: 8 June 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Launcestion, Tasmania, Australia, January 1893
Home Town: Scottsdale, Dorset, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bushman
Died: Killed in action, Pozieres, France, 29 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Scottsdale Municipality Pictorial HR, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

8 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1795, 26th Infantry Battalion
17 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1795, 26th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
17 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1795, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
30 Nov 1916: Honoured Military Medal, 8/9 of June 1916 during a raid at Messines

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