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William Howard ST CLAIR

Date of birth5 June 1892
ReligionCongregational
OccupationSalesman
AddressLauriston, Molesworth Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, G W St Clair, Lauriston, Molesworth Street, Kew, Victoria
Previous military service25th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Promotions

Major


Unit: 2nd Division Artillery
Promotion date: 5 June 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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