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Clive Lamont ELLIOTT

Regimental number5326
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Elliott, 19 Lisson Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Discharge date30 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5494 Pte Stanley Cockburn ELLIOTT, 21st Bn, died of wounds, 30 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 28 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 november 1916; taken on strength, 21st Bn, in the field, 2 December 1916.

Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 December 1916; transferred to No 1 NZ Stationary Hospital, Amiens, 20 December 1916 (infected left middle ear); to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 19 February 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 7 March 1917; marched in to Base Details, Etaples, 29 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 9 April 1917.

Wounded in action, 3 May 1917 (gun shot wound, left arm); admitted to 9th General hospital, Rouen, 4 May 1917; transferred to England, 17 May 1917, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 23 May 1917 (seriously ill); transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 31 October 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 14 November 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 21 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 30 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as ELLIOT.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIOTT Clive Lamont

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