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William Henry CLAUGHTON

Regimental number3017
Place of birthClare, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Addressc/o Mrs E Beach, Marracoonda, Katanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.7
Height5' 7"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Alfred Claughton, Quorn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBunbury, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date17 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kaiser i Hind', 6 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 17 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLAUGHTON William Henry

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