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Clarence Oliver ANDRES

Regimental number17153
Date of birth15 August 1891
Place of birthGreenock, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationPostal employee
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Magdaline Andres, Adelaide Road, Kapunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date6 July 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSanitary Section 1, Engineer Reinforcements, Special
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 31 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 18 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of deathJune 1965
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDRES Clarence Oliver

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