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James William Spencer CLAIR

Regimental number2095
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAgent
AddressCleve, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 9"
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Mabel Elizabeth Clair, 25 Fisher Terrace, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Discharge date3 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 24 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit: Billarzia Haematobia), Adelaide, 3 January 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLAIR James William Spencer

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