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Richard James CLINNICK

Regimental number1960
Place of birthCeres, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolice constable
AddressRose Anna Clinnick, 36 Virginia Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40.2
Height6' 3"
Weight189 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rose Anna Clinnick, 36 Virginia Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Discharge date7 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 7 June 1919.

Medals: Croix de Guerre, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as CHINNICK.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLINNICK Richard James

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