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Clarence Walter BUNN

Regimental number7307
Date of birth26 October 1896
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSalesman
AddressBalaclava, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Bunn, The Avenue, Balaclava, Victoria
Previous military service16th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name2nd Casualty Clearing Station
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Casualty Clearing Station
FateDischarged 30 September 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1059 Pte George Alfred BUNN, 9th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Served in France as a Sergeant in the 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Trois Arbres. Discharged in 1917 to enable him to accept a commission in the Indian Army (35th Sikh Regiment at Peshawar). Returned to Australia in the 1920s. Served as a Sergeant on the embarkation staff of the Australian Army in Melbourne, 1940. Subsequently became Commandant of Southern Command, Melbourne, with the rank of Major.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 August 1963

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