Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups
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TRIO TO WIA AT GALLIPOLI: 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. 945 pte J.McKever. 12/Bn. A.I.F. on first medal, 945 ER/W.O. (1) J.McKever. 12/Bn. A.I.F. on second medal, 945 ER-WO.1. J.McKever. 12 Bn. A.I.F. on last medal. All medals impressed. Good very fine.
Joseph McKever, ironworker, age 29, born at New Monkland, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland ; Enl.10Sep1914 at Black Boy Hill, WA, in 12Bn, with previous service of 12 years in Royal Scotch Regiment; to Cpl 16Sep1914; reduced to ranks 25Oct1914; Emb.02Nov1914 to join MEF; to Cpl 29Apr1915; to Sgt 01Jul1915; WIA 03Nov1915 shrapnel wound left side, at Gallipoli and to No.3 Aux Hosp at Heliopolis; Appt'd CSM 06Aug1916, France; to T/RSM 09Nov1916; revert to CSM 15Jan1917; placed on Syphilis Register 28Jun1918 and struck off 22Jul1918; married May Thurza Powell 14Oct1918 at The Parish Church, Islington, London; Granted Special 1914 Leave in England, 45 days and report 09Jan1919; granted leave for non-military employment 11Mar1919 to 11Sep1919; RTA 06Oct1919; Disch.04Dec1919; Died 17Oct1945 at Wagin Hospital, Wagin, WA.
With copy of Service File.
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