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Regimental number35
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWest Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Clapham, Wilson Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Infantry; Citizen Forces
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane CLAPHAM, West Wallsend, New South Wales. Native of North Sydney
Family/military connectionsCousin, W H Clapham, Killed at Lone Pine
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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