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William Hurtle KLEEMAN

Regimental number4808
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressLincoln Street, Corryton, Magill, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs L J Kleeman, Opie Street, Evandale, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: Gen INF Reinf
Promotion date: 18 December 1918


Unit: 1 MG Btn
Promotion date: 18 March 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Work from 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918, especially during Ypres operations.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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