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Rupert Rex CLEARY

Regimental number19741
Date of birth4 January 1886
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Other NamesRupert
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 10.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Cleary, 12 Leslie Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board No 2 Hospital Ship Kanowna on 25 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 7 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 7 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: heart), Melbourne, 4 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 3793 Rupert CLEARY for first period of service.
Date of death28 August 1937
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLEARY Rupert Rex

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