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Clarence George McGAVIN

Regimental number1101
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDental student
Address18 Clydesdale Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie McGavin, 18 Clydesdale Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death6 April 1982

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