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Regimental number2882
Place of birthMoss Vale New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAvoca, Moss Vale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, Patrick Cleary, Avoca, Moss Vale, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 29 June 1916 - 55 Battalion 7th Reinforcement; taken on strength 19 Battalion 5 April 1917; wounded at Bullecourt 3 May 1917.
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Avoca Roll of Honour, Waratah Hall, Avoca, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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