|Place of birth||Stockton, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||20 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Brother|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/21/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||56th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Anzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 7), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 56th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Previous report of missing now, 4 August 1916, to be reported as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Buried at Sailly-sur-la-Lys Cemetery by Reverend W.M. Holliday, 20 July 1916.
Statement, 3778 Pte M. CLEMENTS, 56th Bn (patient, Southall Hospital, England), 14 October 1916: 'At Armentieres he was killed by a shell in our own trenches. I was in the same bay at the time.'
Second statement, 4771 Pte L. DUMONT, C Company, 56th Bn (patient, No 11 General Hospital, Etaples), 25 October 1916: 'He had been helping a wounded man down the communications trench. As he came back, he was blown up by a shell and killed instantaneously.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCANN George
Red Cross File No 1881104