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Wyn. Howard CLEARY

Regimental number182
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolSt Mary's Boys' School, Tasmania
OccupationTimber measurer
Address29 Dillon Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W F Cleary, 6 Mary Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service44th Battery Australian Field Artillery; Royal Artillery, Citizen Forces, Sydney
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Great courage and coolness in assisting to extinguish dangerous fire. (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 5 October 1917

FateDied of wounds 23 April 1918
Place of death or woundingEbblinghem
Age at death28
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam and Caroline CLEARY, 6 Mary Street, Hobart, Tasmania

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