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Andrew Bryant CLEMENT

Regimental number5562
Place of birthLemerick, Ireland
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
AddressHolbornville, Kenthurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.75"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frank Clement, Holbornville, Kenthurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Margaret CLEMENT
Discharge date19 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 26 October 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 13 December 1916; taken on strength, 20th Bn, 17 December 1916.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 1 June 1917; promoted Corporal, 20 September 1917; Temporary Sergeant, 20 September 1917; reverted to Corporal, 10 December 1917.

On leave to England, 28 December 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 15 January 1918.

Wounded in action, 7 April 1918 (gun shot wound, slight), and admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to Casualty Clearing Station, and thence to 10th General Hospital, Rouen, 8 April 1918; transferred to England, 13 April 1918, and admitted to 5th Southern General Hospital, Portsmouth, 16 April 1918 (gun shot wound, left foot: severe); transferred to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 10 May 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 11 June 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 31 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne 28 September 1918, for overland travel to Sydney; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 19 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 October 1934
Age at death45
Place of burialNew Liverpool Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLEMENT Andrew Bryant

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