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Clarence WAIGHT

Regimental number4324
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address322 Neil Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs A Waight, 322 Neil Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917

Military Cross

'For conspicuous callantry and devotion to duty. He gallantly led his men forward in the face of very heavy fire, and was himself the first man to reach the enemy trenches. He was wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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