Eric Edward SOLLEY MSM

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Clerk
Enlisted
30-March-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
19
Status
Single
Service No
2613
Rank
Corporal, Wagon Orderly
Unit
4th Light Horse Regiment Field Ambulance
Embarked
16-June-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
Extra Regimental Warrant Officer
Honours and Awards
Meritorious Service Medal
Fate
Returned to Australia
June 1919
Notes

Also named on Independent Order of Rechabites No 3 Roll of Honour.

 

After 12 months with the 4th Light Horse Regiment Field Ambulance in Egypt, Eric Solley transferred to AIF 5th Division Headquarters in France in April 1917. 

 

Meritorious Service Medal citation: "For meritorious service and devotion to duty. This N.C.O. has been with 5th Australian Divisional headquarters for 18 months and has carried out his responsible duties as Chief Clerk in a painstaking and thorough manner. He has shown marked ability and powers of organisation and his work has been of exceptional value." (Awarded 1 January 1918)