1914-15 Star : Private J C Eglinton, 10 Battalion AIF

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number REL29284.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Medal
Physical description Bronze
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918

1914-15 Star. Impressed reverse with recipient's details.

History / Summary

Awarded to 2363 Sergeant John Charles Eglington. He enlisted from Adelaide on 17 March 1915 and embarked on HMAT Kanowna on 24 June 1915. He served with the 10 Battalion and was wounded in both legs during fighting at Lagnicourt on 15 April 1917. He returned to Australia on 20 December 1917 and was discharged in Adelaide on medical grounds on 14 August 1918.