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William Clayton McCORMICK

Regimental number37440
Date of birth12 March 1890
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSalesman
AddressSouth West Rocks, Macleay River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Anne McCormick, South West Rocks, Macleay River, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 30 October 1919
Discharge date14 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 5 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 12 December 1917. Re-embarked from Alexandria, 18 December 1917; disembarked Taranto, 22 December 1917; disembarked Southampton, 5 January 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1918; transferred to 11th Field Artillery Brigade, 10 December 1918. Attached to Graves Registration Detachment, 24 March 1919. Transferred back to 11th Field Artillery Brigade, 23 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wahehe', 30 October 1919; disembarked Sydney, 15 December 1919; discharged, 14 January 1920.

Medal: British War Medal

Date of death25 August 1963
Age at death73
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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