North, Julian (Sergeant, b.1892 - d.1955)

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Bapaume Cambrai Area, Bullecourt
Accession Number PR82/025
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Letters
Maker MacNeil, Alexander William Lauchlan
Place made United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire
Date made 1917-08-18
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/076/032
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 931 Sergeant Julian North, DCM, 11th Battalion and 3rd Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery. Collection consists of one original handwritten letter from Alexander MacNeil congratulating Sergeant North on the award of the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM), dated 18 August 1917. The DCM was awarded to Sergeant North for his actions on 6 May at Bullecourt, where he kept a Stokes Mortar in action during an attack and later led a party to hold off the enemy.