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Clarence Louis BUCKENARA

Regimental number2176
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Buckenara, Central Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work near Morcourt on 8 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 13 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Date of fate was unclear please check

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61

Family/military connectionsBrother: 2001 Pte Lawrence Alfred BUCKENARA, 10th Bn, killed in action, Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France, 19-23 August 1916.

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