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Claude Bertie WEST

Regimental number234
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address44 Hill Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight173 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur E West, 44 Hill Street, Orange, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5.5 years in the Orange Railway Ambulance Rifle Club.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1917
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XVII, Row B Grave No 18), Pas de Calais, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Orange, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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