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Edward George CLEMENTS

Regimental number6969
Place of birthSuffolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressKent Street, Warragul, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs S J Clements, Kent Street, Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death46
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row H, Grave No. 15A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fredrick and Harriet CLEMENTS, husband of S.J. CLEMENTS, Wittin Street, Warragul, Victoria. Native of Suffolk, England
Family/military connectionsSon: 593 Pte Allan George CLEMENTS, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 may 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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