|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Brother, Robert McClure, 6 Central Street off Newtownards Road, Belfast, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||No 4 Tunnelling Company - No 1 Military District|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||16/10/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Tunnelling Company|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 22 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 August 1916; taken on strength, 1st Australian Tunnelling Company, 30 September 1916.
Admitted to 6th London Field Ambulance, 1 December 1916 (myalgia); transferred to 47th Divisional Rest Station, 2 December 1916; to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, 5 December 1916 (bronchitis); discharged to duty, and rejoined unit, 4 January 1917.
Admitted to 50th Field Ambulance, 28 July 1917 (bronchitis); transferred to 1st Casualty Clearing Station, 31 July 1917; to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 1 August 1917; transferred to England, 5 August 1917, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Monyhull, 6 August 1917. Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 30 August 1917. Medical Board, Harefield, 5 September 1917, declared him permanently unfit for military service. Discharged on furlough, 7 September 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 21 September 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918; disembarked Sydney, 28 March 1918, for overland travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit: asthma and defective vision), Brisbane, 13 June 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCLURE James|