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Regimental number56302
Place of birthKillusty, Tipperary, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Miss E Clancy, Newtown Drangan, Tipperary, Ireland
Enlistment date13 May 1918
Place of enlistmentFremantle, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameWestern Australian Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 29 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Discharge date28 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked, Albany, 29 July 1918; disembarked, London, England, 27 September 1918; marched into 1st Training Bn, Fovant, 27 September 1918; allotted to 11th Bn, 27 September 1918; proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 25 January 1919; taken on strength of 11th Bn, from 2nd General Reinforcements, France, 29 January 1919; transferred to 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 30 January 1919.

Admitted to 1st Field Ambulance (influenza), 8 February 1919; to Casualty Clearing Station, 12 February 1919; to 32nd Stationary Hospital, 19 February 1919; to England, 23 February 1919; admitted to Central Military Hospital, Chatham, England, 23 February 1919; discharged on furlough from, 27 February 1919, until, 13 March 1919; to report to Sutton Veny Command Depot; granted extension of leave on, 13 March 1919, until, 14 March 1919; marched into Sutton Veny Command Depot, 14 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 3 May 1919; disembarked, Fremantle, 11 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 28 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLANCY James

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