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Clarence Wells Didier DALY

Date of birth5 May 1890
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs W J Daly, Mangarra Road, Can Terbury, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name6th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order


'Consistent good work & devotion to duty. Conspicuous at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Mention in Despatches


'Conspicuous services as C.O. during period February-September 1917 and excellent leadership.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30704 (25 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

FateKilled in Action 13 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Clarence Wells Daly on NR
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Disney John Eyre and Florence Eleonore DALEY, "Quitchambo", Mangarra Road, Canterbury, Victoria, Australia. Native of Hobart, Tasmania
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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