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John Edward McCLEER

Regimental number1591
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address20 Mitchell Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs A McCleer, 20 Mitchell Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For great courage and bravery in bombing attack.'
Recommendation date: "1 September 1916

Bar to the Military Medal


'Work near Amiens on 9 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 7 September 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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