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Nottingham
Cecil was the son of Cecil Raymond Heaton, Langham Hotel, Nottingham. He lived at 35, Alice Street, Queensland Australia.
He was a fitter
23 Jul 1916
39
588986 - CWGC Website
493
Sergeant
  • MD MD Mentioned in Despatches
  • DCM DCM Distinguished Conduct Medal
Australian Infantry (AIF)
9th Bn 'D' Coy He enlisted 29/8/1914. The unit embarked 24/9/1914 from Brisbane, Queensland aboard HMAT A5 Omrah. He served in Egypt, Gallipoli and on the Western Front. His MID was Gazetted 5/8/1915. His DCM citation reads 'For great bravery on the 25th April, 1915, near Gaba Tepe (Dardaneles), when he rescued and brought into shelter, under heavy shellfire, a wounded man.' (London Gazette No. 8850 6/9/1915)
Pozieres British Cemetery Grave Reference: III L 14.
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