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Clarence Francis PATCHING

Regimental number5675
Place of birthColeraine Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHeywood Post Office, Heywood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Patching, Heywood PO, Heywood, Victoria
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1917
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 1A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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