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Clifford Charles DENTRY

Regimental number730
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address72 Barkly Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Chas O Dentry, 72 Barkly Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. rendered invaluable assistance to the Brigade Staff during the recent successful advance from VILLERS BRETONNEUX to the SOMME, and at all times has displayed extraordinary capacity zeal and enterprise and attention to detail resulting in a high standard of proficiency in the Brigade Orderly Room. During operations he worked at high pressure with little respite and showed loyalty and devotion to duty worthy of the best traditions of the A.I.F.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Date of death21 April 1956
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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