Clyde Alex LUMSDEN

Regimental number1772
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
Other NamesLumsden, Clyde Alexander
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHigh Street, Koroit, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 11.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Lumsden, High Street, Koroit, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 April 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1916
Date of death2 April 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSpringvale Botanical Cemetery (Allen Memorial Lawn N. 34), Melbourne, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Mrs Mary LUMSDEN, Koroit. Native of Koroit. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4543 Sergeant John Proudfoot LUMSDEN MM, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 7 September 1915 (gonorrhoea).

Admitted to 24th Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 13 October 1915 (gonorrhoea); discharged, 22 October 1915.

Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, 27 October 1915 (gonorrhoea).

Admitted to HS 'Aquitania', 23 November 1915 (appendicitis); discharged to Base Details, Mudros, 2 December 1915; rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 7 December 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 11 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 16 January 1916 (bronchitis); transferred to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 12 February 1916 (phthisis).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyleshire', 3 March 1916; admitted to 5th Australian General Hospital, Melbourne.

Died, 2 April 1916; cause of death: asthenia and pulmonary and intestinal tuberculosis.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LUMSDEN Clyde Alex