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Clarence John MARA

Regimental numberR2394
ReligionChurch of England
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs S Mara, Jamestown, South Australia
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2195
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Discharge date26 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3803 Pte Ernest Clifton MARA, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken prisoner of war, 22 August 1916; interned at Munster.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 9 February 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 26 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 2195 Clarence John MARA for first period of service.

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