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Gordon Charles CLAY

Regimental number4774
Place of birthRutherglen, Victoria
SchoolCentral School, Broken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address7 Dickens Street, Burnley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clay, 7 Dickens Street, Burnley, Victoria
Previous military serviceCadets
Enlistment date26 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 March 1918
Place of death or woundingBailleul, France
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 50), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Edwin and Emily Charlotte CLAY, 2 Lavidge Street, Hawthorn, Victoria. Native of Rutherglen, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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