|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Adelaide South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Nile Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, Hermann Klenner, Nile Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Consistent good work over two and a half years, showing great devotion to duty, also initiative as Company Quartermaster Sergeant.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Military Cross (Awarded)
Gallant single-handed act of bravery and quick judgement, rendering valuable services, also consistent good work. (Polygon Wood 19-22 September 1917).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Single handed he captured an enemy machine gun which was holding up the advance, and captured or killed the whole of the team. When the final objective was captured he showed great judgment in placing his men so that heavy casualties were inflicted on the enemy.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal