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Walter James CLAYDEN

Regimental number4075
Place of birthNorthcote, Victoria
SchoolAlfred Crescent State School, North Fitzroy, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W I Clayden, 129 Ramsden Street, Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service55th Collingwood
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death23
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 8), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter James and louisa CLAYDEN. Born at Northcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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