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Home Aust Inf Bns 57th Battalion ARLAND, James Edmund MM

ARLAND, James Edmund MM

57th B Coy A

Back row far right

57th B Coy B.jpg Unnamed person 2nd back left Sgt Lennard WALKER










3007, Sergeant James Edmund Arland MM

57th Battalion AIF

Awarded Military Medal – 17th December 1917

At Glenooree Wood during the period 25/26th Sept 1917. Sgt Arland showed great courage in the organisation of carrying parties under extremely heavy shell fire. Throughout the 26th he did valuable work in getting supplies of ammunition and water to the front line. By his example of coolness and devotion to duty he kept the men together under very trying circumstances. Later he retired from the fight severely wounded.


National Archives – Service Record

Further Reading – 57th Battalion

Picture Source – Private

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