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MIDDLETON, Douglas Francis MC

Douglas Francis Middleton MC

Captain Douglas Francis Middleton MC

39th Battalion AIF

Awarded Military Cross – 17th December 1917

‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as senior company commander. When the battalion had become scattered and the other company commanders casualties, although himself wounded early in the action, he took charge and re-organized the companies on reaching the objective. he personally traced the line to be consolidated and supervised the whole of the work across the brigade frontage.’

Awarded Mention in Despatches – 28th December 1917

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ADFA Database

National Archives – Service Record

Further Reading – 39th Battalion

Picture Source – Mapping Our Anzacs

 
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