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Regimental number217
Place of birthNew Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinB Clausen, 690 Musgrave Road, Durban, Natal, South Africa
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'Marked ability and courage at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 6 September 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 17 April 1917

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