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Horace Eldridge CLAYTON

Regimental number340
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressChinchilla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Frances Sarah Hambly, 139 Westgarth Road, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date8 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 December 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 8 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLAYTON Horace Eldridge

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