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Regimental number5563
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
AddressJohn Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Marie Emily Clement, John Street, Lidcombe, 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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Margaret CLEMENT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 26 October 1916, and marched in to 5th Training Bn.

Proceeded overseas to France, 13 December 1916; taken on strength, 20th Bn, in the field, 17 December 1916.

On leave to England from Belgium, 24 December 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 10 January 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 3 November 1918; rejoined bn from leave, 23 November 1918.

Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 15 April 1919, and transferred to 55th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 14, 19 April 1919, and admitted to 7th General Hospital, 20 April 1919 (venereal disease); transferred from 39th General Hospital to England, 29 April 1919

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney,

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death15 January 1933
Age at death45
Place of burialDenman Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLEMENT Percy

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