|Place of birth||North Carlton, Victoria|
|Place of birth||Carlton, Victoria|
|Address||34 Brunswick Road, East Brunswick, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||J Clinton, 34 Brunswick Road, East Brunswick, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||29th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Catherine Mary CLINTON. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 November 1916 (septic ulcers, legs); transferred to 1st NZ Stationary Hospital, 2 December 1916; to Ambulance Train, 4 December 1916, and admitted to 2nd Convalescent Depot, Rouen; discharged to duty, 10 December 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 23 December 1916.
Proceeded on leave, 29 December 1916; rejoined Bn from leave, 13 January 1917.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 12 March 1917 (scabies); transferred to 1st Field Ambulance, 22 March 1917; discharged to duty from Scabies Station, 8 April 1917, and rejoined Bn in the field.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 23 April 1917.
Detached to 5th Army Musketry School, 5 May 1917; rejoined Bn, 13 May 1917.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 1 June 1917 (scabies); discharged to duty from Scabies Station, 5 June 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 7 June 1917.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 16 July 1917 (synovitis, right knee); transferred to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 16 July 1917; to 56th Casualty Clearing Station, 17 July 1917; to Ambulance Train No 7, 18 July 1917, and admitted to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 19 July 1917; transferred to England, 27 July 1917, and admitted to 1st London General Hospital, Camberwell, 28 July 1917 (synovitis, right knee: slight).
Discharged, 29 August 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: synovitis, both knees), Melbourne, 15 February 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||52|
|Place of burial||Melbourne General Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CLINTON Frederick Arthur|