Clive Reginald CALLISTER MC

CALLISTER, Clive Reginald

Service Numbers: 811, N239986
Enlisted: 5 February 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, 10 October 1889
Home Town: Shepparton, Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mining engineer
Died: Natural causes, Sydney, New South Wales, 21 September 1971, aged 81 years
Cemetery: Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium, N.S.W.
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World War 1 Service

5 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 811, 21st Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 811, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 811, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
10 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Machine Gun Company
29 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion

World War 2 Service

31 Mar 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Captain, SN N239986, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Arncliffe, New South Wales
11 Sep 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Captain, SN N239986, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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Biography

"...811 Private Reginald Clive Callister, 21st Battalion, of Shepparton, Vic. Pte Callister enlisted on 5 February 1915 and was later commissioned as a lieutenant. He received the Military Cross (MC) on 1 January 1917. Lieutenant Callister returned to Australia on 17 March 1919." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)