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Francis CLEARY

Regimental number2795
Place of birthWhitton New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDarlington Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, P Cleary, Darlington Point, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian General Hospital
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Marked ability and courage in handling Light Machine Gun Section.
Recommendation date: 14 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

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