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Clarence BEST

Regimental number7242
Place of birthWestbury, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBeaconsfield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Best, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Date of death10 June 1960
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery

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