STEINBERG Laurence Solomon

 

Date of Enlistment 09/10/1916
Birthplace  
Occupation Pearler
Age on Enlistment 24
Rank  
Unit 44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Fate RTA
Date of Fate Event 17/10/1919
Returned to Broome post WWI Yes
Other Information MILITARY MEDAL:
‘On the 4th July, 1918, during the attack on HAMEL, Private STEINBERG maintained communication between Company and Battalion Headquarters throughout the whole operation, although continuously under heavy artillery fire. On two occasions his signal station was destroyed by enemy fire. obtaining further instruments, on each occasion he was successful in re-establishing his station. By his devotion to duty and utter disregard for his own personal safety he set an excellent example to the other members of his Section.’

 

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