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Charles William Clanan MARR

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWireless engineer
Address'Limerea', Rochester Street, Homebush, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May Marr, 'Limerea', Rochester Street, Homebush, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1st Australian Wireless Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 30 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian & New Zealand Wireless Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Third Supplement No. 30233 (15 August 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 9 (24 January 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30867 (27 August 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191 (12 December 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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