George William CLAY

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CLAY, George William

Service Number: 530
Enlisted: 5 March 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1891
Home Town: Paddington, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Basketmaker
Died: Died of Illness (tuberculosis), Sydney, New South Wales, 20 June 1919
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
CofE Section, Row 6, Grave 162
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 530, Liverpool, New South Wales
12 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 530, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 530, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
9 Mar 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 530, 17th Infantry Battalion, Discharged as medically unfit with Tuberculocis

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin given as his brother Walter Clay of 260 Glenmore Road, Paddington, NSW

10 June 1917 - to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, England with Tuberculois

16 July 1917 - commenced return to Australia on board HS Kanowna for discharge with Tuberculosis

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