|Place of birth||Prospect, South Australia|
|School||Christian Brothers School, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Clifford Street, Torrensville, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Christobelle Klauer, Clifford Street, Torrensville, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in 78th Bn, Senior Cadets, and as 2nd Lt, 78th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Acting Sergeant|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 33), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated on Supreme Court Roll of Honour, Adelaide, South Australia. Inscription ('Those Who Fell') reads: 'Ante diem periit sed miles sed pro patria' ['He died before his time, but as a soldier, and for his country.' From the Poem 'Clifton Chapel' by Henry Newbolt]. Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: The Hon E.L.W. and Christabel KLAUER, 97 Carlton Parade, Torrensville, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 14 January 1916 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to Base Details, Zeitoun, 21 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 27 March 1916.
Attached to 2nd Field Survey Company, 1 July 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 3 March 1917.
Attached to 7th Brigade Headquarters, 17 May 1917.
Found guilty, 31 May 1917, of failing to salute an Officer: forfeited 6 days' pay.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 13 December 1917.
Killed in action, 2 September 1918.
Handwritten note, Form B103: 'Buried Isolated Grave in Field In Shell Hole just S. of Allaines & 1½ mls N of Peronne'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KLAUER Lyle Stanley Durham
Red Cross File No 1530104E