Eric Clarke CRIBB MC

CRIBB, Eric Clarke

Service Number: 2602
Enlisted: 14 April 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Ipswich, Qld., 12 May 1894
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Student
Memorials: Central Congregational Church Ipswich Pictorial Honour Board, East Brisbane War Memorial, Ipswich Soldier's Memorial Hall Great War, St Lucia King's College WWI Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2602, 4th Light Horse Regiment
Date unknown: Involvement SN 2602, 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Date unknown: Embarked SN 2602, 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in laying a duckboard track for 800 yards, including 100 yards over very swampy ground, although the route was constantly shelled by heavy guns directed by low flying aeroplanes.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918