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John CLANCY

Regimental number1512
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 6.25"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinNo relatives known, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 December 1915
Place of enlistmentGunnedah, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date28 July 1917
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 4 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 13 June 1916; marched in to 9th Training Bn, 12 December 1916; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 22 February 1917; marched out for return to Australia, 6 April 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', from Devonport, 4 May 1917; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1917; discharged, 28 July 1917 (medically unfit: varicose veins).

Medals: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLANCY John

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