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Clarence Arnold MANUEL

Regimental number1727
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
SchoolUnley Model Public School, South Australia, and Perth High School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
Address'Cottesloe', Belair, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinUncle, Frederick George Jones, same address
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets in WA and was a good shot.
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemtery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Clarence and Annie MANUEL
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Roby Lewis MANUEL DFC & Bar, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 8 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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