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Samuel Ernest CLISSOLD

Regimental number2230
Place of birthLorne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach driver
AddressLorne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Clissold, Lorne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 April 1915 - 7 Battalion 6th Reinforcement; taken on strength 7 Battalion 5 August 1915; mortally wounded 8-9 August 1915.
FateDied of wounds 15 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death15 August 1915
Age at death20
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 38), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Lorne Cemetery, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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