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Claud Ashton WEIR

Regimental number6051
Place of birthQueenstown, Tasmania
SchoolQueenstown State School, Tasmania
Other trainingServed in Senior Cadets.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr W A Weir, Peters Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19
Place of burialMon????luon Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave 7b), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Arthur and Lillian WEIR.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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