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Clive Goulding MILNE

Regimental number556
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolEssendon State School No. 483, Victoria
Other trainingStudied engineering at Working Men's College.
OccupationFitter and turner
Address25 Daisy Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W A Milne, 25 Daisy Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military service58th Infantry; Served in the Cadets.
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularVolunteered and accepted as a gunner on the 'Orsova', July 1917, working on a 4.7" naval gun. 'Received certificate showing he had given every satisfaction, and showed himself to be capable, alert and keen. He had never seen a big gun before.'(details from father)
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1917
Place of death or woundingnr Zonnebeke, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 22), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Alexander and Ada Jane MILNE, 25 Dairy Street, Essendon, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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