John Malcolm MCCLEERY

MCCLEERY, John Malcolm

Service Number: 697
Enlisted: 4 September 1914, Perth, WA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, NSW, 25 April 1887
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bedmaker
Died: 7 January 1991, aged 103 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Pinnaroo Valley Chapel & Crematorium
Banksia Court Garden 8A 0095
Memorials: Boulder 84th Infantry Goldfields Regiment Roll of Honour, West Subiaco Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 697, 11th Infantry Battalion, Perth, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Sergeant, SN 697, 11th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Sergeant, SN 697, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and ability on the 25th April, 1915. After the landing at Gaba Tepe (Dardanelles) he led an attack on a strongly held position, and by his bravery and the ability with which he handled his force, he succeeded in gaining the position.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No. 8858
Date: 6 September 1915