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35th BATTALION A.I.F.

Lieutenant: 1110 Norman Beade D'ARCY. MC

Born: 24th September 1892. Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia. Birth Cert:38602/1892

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Father: Michael J D'Arcy

Mother: Mary A D'Arcy. nee:.......


INFORMATION

Norman Beade D'Arcy enlisted with D Company, 35th Battalion.

12th of October 1917

(BEAN; History of World War 1 Vol IV page 916)

Meanwhile, however, the German artillery was annihialating some parts of their line. All leaders of Carr's three posts were out of action. Lieutenant: J F Adams was Killed in Action and Lieutenant Norman Beade D'Arcy MC and Lieutenant: Harold Sydney Wyndham were wounded.

(BEAN; History of Word War 1 Vol IV page 922)

7th September 1918

MILITARY CROSS

Lieutenant: Norman Beade D'ARCY. 35th Battalion AIF. For conspicous gallantry and devotion to duty when West of Bray on the 22nd August 1918. Lieut. D'ARCY displayed considerable powers of leadership and great bravery; he led his platoon fearlessly, kept touch with his flankand showed great initiative in handling his men, capturing about 50 prisoners and one Machine-Gun. He set a fine example of cheerfulness, courage, determination and resourcefulness to his whole company.

FAMILY INFORMATION

Michael and Mary D'Arcy had 3 children, 1 Girl and 2 boys. Cecilia H D'Arcy born 1887 at Wilcannia , N.S.W. Birth Cert:36132/1887. Morgan D'Arcy born 1888 at Wilcannia, N.S.W. Cert: 37490/1888. and Norman Beade D'Arcy born 1892 at Wilcannia, N.S.W. Cert: 38602/1892.

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