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Guy Reginald McCLINTOCK

Regimental number3070
Place of birthTyrone, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAsylum attendant
AddressMorisset, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 10"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Rosemary McClintock, same address
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in the Royal Canadian Dragoons (discharged: time expired); 4 years Cape Mounted Rifles (time expired); 2 years in the Iniskillen Fusiliers; 1 year 8 months in Boer War.
Enlistment date27 February 1917
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Discharge date20 March 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 10 May 1917; disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917.

Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 29 July 1917 (diarrhoea); discharged toduty, 9 August 1917, and taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment same day.

Transferred to 7th Light Horse Regiment, 23 August 1917.

Admitted to 2nd Light horse Field Ambulance, 8 September 1917 (sprained knee), and transferred to Hospital Train, and admitted to 65th Casualty Clearing Station, Rafa, 8 September 1917, and transferred to 45th Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 12 September 1917 (synovitis, right knee); to Base Hospital, 14 September 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 17 September 1917 (injury of a trivial nature; not in the performance of his military duty; the result of an old injury received in South Africa). Transferred to Convalescent Depot, Abbassia, 21 November 1917; taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training regiment, Moascar, 29 November 1917.

Detached to Signals Training Unit, 17 December 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Berrima', 15 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 17 March 1919, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), 20 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCLINTOCK Guy Reginald

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