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Roy Cornelius CLEGGETT

Regimental number1692
ReligionChurch of England
Address14 Rundle Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachael Machon, 10 Stepney Street, Stepney, South Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918

Military Medal

'At POZIERES showed great courage in carrying wounded across the open country for about 500 yards - and in searching shell craters for wounded, 5th/8th August, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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