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Charles Sydney CLEAVE

Regimental number1629
Place of birthWest Rilburn, England
SchoolSt John's, Granville Road, West Rilburn, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressColinroobie via Narrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Cleve, 103 Denmark Road, W Kilburn London, England
Previous military serviceStaff Sergeant, 1st London Company Boys Brigade, England
Enlistment date25 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Clara Florence CLEAVE, 132 Canterbury Road, West Kilburn, London, England

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