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Andrew Anderson CLOTHIER

Regimental number1130
Place of birthBarunga, South Australia
AddressCowell, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height6' 0"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Clothier, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 2 years, Utera Rifle Club.
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentKadina, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 15 November 1919

Discharge date23 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marmari', 21 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gas poisoning), Adelaide, 23 March 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 February 1974
Age at death80
Place of burialEnfield Memorial Park, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLOTHIER Andrew Anderson

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