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Arthur Ross CLAYTON

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressMoonta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Clayton, Robe Terrace, Medindie, South Australia
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 September 1963
Age at death87
Place of burialMoonta Cemetery, South Australia

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