Gordon Monroe DINGWALL MM

Gordon Monroe Dingwall MM Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Rockhampton
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Boilermaker
Enlisted
04-September-1914
Place
Brisbane
Age
23
Status
Single
Service No
594
Rank
Private
Unit
2nd Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
Embarked
24-September-1914
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Highest rank
Sapper
Honours and Awards
Military Medal
Fate
Returned to Australia
October 1918
Notes

Brother of 21043 Corporal Douglas Duncan John Dingwall and Lieutenant Alexander Finlay Dingwall MM.

 

Gordon Dingwall landed at Gallipoli in May 1915 and was evacuated to Egypt in December. He transferred to the 4th Field Artillery Brigade and arrived in France in October 1916. In June 1918 he was awarded the Military Medal and he returned 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 1 June 1918)

 

 

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