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Claude D'ARCY

Regimental number18
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewmarket Hotel, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7.25"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, W. D'Arcy, Cape Government Railways, Cape Town, South Africa
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 February 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Adelaide on HMAT 'Port Lincoln', 22 October 1914.

Report by Commanding Officer of unit reads: 'This man is extremely quarrelsome, and is now on remand for kicking a comrade and breaking his jaw. He is unreliable and give to drinking bouts, at which times he is unmanageable. At present he is absent from camp without leave', 31 January 1915.

Embarked Suez on HT 'Kyarra' and commenced return to Australia, 3 February 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 11 March 1915, and discharged for disciplinary reasons.

Medals: Not Eligible
SourcesNAA: B2455, D'ARCY Claude

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