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CLEARY, John Patrick

Enlisted at Maryborough 04/08/1916 age 27 years. He was the son of Mr Terrance and Ann Cleary of Biggenden. His next of kin (NOK), Wife, Mrs Mary Cleary, Gayndah.


On Enlistment he was 5ft 11, weighed 156 lbs. On 5/04/1918 he was awarded the Military Medal (MM) for “Bravery in the Field”. A package containing the property of Pte Cleary was shipped from England per SS “Barunga” which vessel was lost at sea with all cargo on way to Australia as a result of enemy action.

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