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Claude James IRVINE

Regimental number91
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
ReligionProtestant
OccupationDriver
Address624 Skipton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8.25"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinIrvine, 624 Skipton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets since 1911.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Discharge date28 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Hacking', 3 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 27 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 28 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to War Service.
Date of death17 December 1936
Place of burialSt Kilda Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, IRVINE Claude James

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