ROSE, Thomas Hayward

Service Number- 939

Rank- Corporal

Division- 11th Battalion

Enlisted- 18/08/1914

Discharged- 31/07/1918

Date of Death- 24/11/1973

Age at Death- 85

Burial Location- Anglican E- 127.

 

Awarded Military Medal at Gallipoli, during the period April 25 to July 15 , 1915 for “Conspicuous Gallantry “. He rendered invaluable services in subduing the fire of the enemy’s snipers.At great personal risk he frequently went forward well in advance of our trenches to successfully cope with snipers who were causing casualties in our ranks. He displayed courage of a very high order.”

 

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: 19 April 1917- Located on Page 919, Position 165.

Date of London Gazette: 27 October 1916- Located on Page 10487, Position 141.

Corporal Rose was also awarded the Silver Obilich Medal ( SERBIA ) for bravery on 14 September 1916.

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