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Frederick James CLOTHIER

Regimental number72
Date of birth15 September 1895
Place of birthSouth Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressSnowtown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rosina Agnes Clothier, Snowtown, South Australia
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll72A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2141 Sergeant John Thomas CLOTHIER, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

Also served in World War II: Service No S72026.
Date of death17 January 1969
Age at death73
Place of burialCrystal Brook Cemetery, South Australia

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