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Clarence Allen McKINLAY

Regimental number3575
Date of birth1 December 1899
Place of birthSt Peters, New South Wales
SchoolChapel Street Public School, Marrickville, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHosiery presser
Address113 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A McKinlay, 113 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action: (1) Somme, 24 April 1916; (2)Malt Trench, 5 March 1917; (3) Menin Road, Ypres, 23 April 1917; (4) Hangart Wood, 15 April 1918.
Date of death19 January 1968

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