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NEYLAN, Edward Michael MC

Major Edward Michael Neylan MC

Major Edward Michael Neylan MC

7th Field Artillery Brigade

8th Field Artillery Brigade

3rd Division Artillery

Recommended for Military Cross – 11th June, 1917

Awarded Military Cross – 20th December, 1917

Citation:

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. With great gallantry, and at considerable personal risk, he twice extinguished fires which had been caused in his ammunition dumps by enemy shell fire, saving guns and material from damage, and showing a fine example under very trying circumstances. He afterwards established a forward observation post 800 yards in front of our new line, from which he transmitted useful information at great personal risk.

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ADFA Database

National Archives – Service Record

Further Reading – 7th Field Artillery Brigade

Picture Source – Australian War Memorial

 
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