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Clarence Alfred Phillips REES

Regimental number1597
Date of birth8 May 1894
Place of birthExeter, South Australia
SchoolSemaphore Public School, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressPetersburg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Julia Rees, West Street, Torrensvile, South Australia
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6891 Pte John Talbot REES, 15th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 1 April 1918.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria

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