Dudley Arthur Clairs
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||2 May 1907|
|Place of Birth||Armadale, Western Australia|
|Place of Death||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at Enlistment||34 years, 11 months|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Alice Downs Station, Halls Creek, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Brother , Mr. John J. Clairs|
|Date of Enlistment||20 Apr 1942|
|Unit/Formation||11th (North West) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
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;
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
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.