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Godfrey Allan CLAY

Place of birthMercury Bay, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock buyer
Address5 Holt Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Clay, Empire Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in Officer Training Corps, New Zealand; left to go to India, and served for 1.5 years in the Calcutta Light Horse.
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 22 November 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date13 April 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10 Lt George CLAY, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLAY Godfrey Allan

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