Clarence Reginald NEVILLE

Regimental number2647
Date of birth25 October 1898
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemical manufacturer
AddressBrighton Beach, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A Neville, Hartley Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 6 May 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry during a heavy bombardment by the enemy, when he kept up a communication by carrying messages over shell swept areas by great personal risk.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176
Date: 30 November 1916

Date of death10 April 1976
Age at death78
Place of burialWest Wyalong Cemetery, New South Wales