Farmer, Clarence Rupert (34087)

Place of Birth: Fitzroy, VIC

Age: 22 years

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 14 December 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 34087            view online service record

Address:
53 Robe Street
St Kilda, VIC

Next of Kin:
Violet Smart (friend)
130 Rouse Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 11 May 1917
Ship: HMAT Ascanius A11
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: Field Artillery Brigade – March 1917 Reinforcements

Fate:
RTA: Friday, 4 July 1919
Discharged: Wednesday, 17 September 1919


Screen Shot 2016-05-22 at 11.56.20 AMIn November 1919, Clarence applied to Port Melbourne Council for the combined position of Dog Registration Officer, Meter Reader and Assistant Collector for Electric Supply. Over 100 applications were received*.

Another returned soldier, Sydney Ryan Carns was the successful applicant.

* The file of handwritten applications is part of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society Collection

Comments

  1. Brian Membrey says:

    Second World War service :

    Born 26 November, 1900 (Fitzroy), enlisted 31 May, 1900, served VX200003, Private, Pet (Petroleum) Park Company, locality on enlistment Port Melbourne, Attested Caulfield, NOK Violet FARMER. Discharged 30 June, 1943

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