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John Thomas CLAREY

Regimental number824
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPost Office, Mount Perry, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Clarey senior, c/o Resident Engineer, Wowan, Queensland
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, G Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Work at Villeret on 18 September 1918.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. War Service: Western Front. Took part in the Battle of the Somme

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