Alexander Findlay DINGWALL MM

Birthplace
Rockhampton
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Engineer
Enlisted
31-August-1914
Place
Toowoomba
Age
25
Status
Single
Service No
1678
Rank
Gunner
Unit
3rd Field Artillery, 7th Battery
Embarked
24-September-1914
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Highest rank
Lieutenant
Honours and Awards
Military Medal, Mentioned In Despatches
Fate
Returned to Australia
October 1917
Notes

Also named on The Toowoomba Club Honour Board

Brother of 21043 Corporal Douglas Duncan John Dingwall and 594 Private Gordon Monroe Dingwall MM.

 

Alexander Dingwall landed at Gallipoli in August 1915 and evacuated to Egypt in December. He arrived in France In June 1916 and was promoted to Lieutenant. In November he was awarded the Military Medal then wounded in action a week later and hospitalised in England. He returned to France in February 1917. In August he was severely wounded by gunshots to his head, chest and left shoulder and transferred to the 3rd London General Hospital at Wandsworth. He was invalided to Australia in October. 

 

Military Medal citation: "His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to award the Military Medal for bravery in the Field." (Awarded 11 November 1916)

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