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Tasman Clive INCHES

Regimental number133
Date of birth3 March 1894
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
Address50 North Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinA J Inches, 50 North Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 14th Company, Australian Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Squadron Australian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 28 May 1919
Discharge date30 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board HT 'Hungaria', 28 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 July 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 30 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 18 August 1942; discharged, 15 May 1945, as VX104262 Lt Colonel.
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered as Echuca, Western Australia, on NAA search site.

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