Dudley Arthur Clairs

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Dudley Arthur Clairs
Personal Information
Date of Birth 2 May 1907
Place of Birth Armadale, Western Australia
Death 1970
Place of Death Brisbane, Queensland
Age at Enlistment 34 years, 11 months
Occupation Head Stockman
Religion Church of England
Address Alice Downs Station, Halls Creek, Western Australia
Next of Kin Brother , Mr. John J. Clairs
Military Information
Reg Number W74624
Date of Enlistment 20 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 11th (North West) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

During 1925 Dudley had married May A Crapp in Perth. She is not with him in any ER entry.

Electoral Roll entry: 1943 at Lissadell Station, Turkey Creek, Western Australia, station hand;

War Service

Enlisted while in Halls Creek and taken on strength by the 11th (North West) VDC Battalion. On 3 Feb 1943 he transferred to the Northern Territory Force. Dudley's discharge date is unknown

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at Quamby Hotel, Quamby, Queensland, hotel manager; 1954 at York street, Charters Towers, storekeeper; 1963 at Central Hotel Normanton, council employee; 1968 at 99 Merthyr road, New Farm, retired.


Possible wife (Helen) with him from 1949 until 1954.

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