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John Sheldon CLEARY

Regimental number2927
Place of birthPicton New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFuelman
AddressRedbank, Picton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Cleary, Redbank, Picton, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 12 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egytian on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 14 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 February 1949
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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