Thomas Lynch PRINGLE

PRINGLE, Thomas Lynch

Service Numbers: 888, 42
Enlisted: 16 December 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Port Douglas, Qld., 11 March 1891
Home Town: Mossman, Queensland
Schooling: Rockhampton School
Occupation: Accountant
Memorials: Home Hill Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 888, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
8 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 888, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
8 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 42, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of England, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For consistent good work and devotion to duty during the period under review, particularly during the Jericho, Amman, and Es Salt Operations, and the attacks on our line in the Jordan Valley on 11 April and 14 July, 1918. In addition he has performed good and consistent service with this division from the time it was formed, and during the whole of the operations in Sinai and Palestine. He has been on duty in the field with the division during every operation in which it has been engaged and his behaviour in action has always been an example of coolness and attention to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919