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Clarence Cecil HAINS

Place of birthHurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolKogarah Public, Sydney High and Sydney University
Other trainingMedical Practitioner
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressHurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, H Hains, 'Llandilo', corner Bond and Patrick Streets, Hurstville, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 23 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: Regimental Medical Officer, 2nd Field Artiller Brigade
Promotion date: 17 December 1917

FateDied as a result of accident 14 April 1919
Place of death or woundingCharleroi, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMarcinelle New Communal cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Selena HAINS. Native of Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales. Died of accidental injuries - ammunition dump explosion
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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