|Place of birth||Windsor, New South Wales|
|School||Windsor Public School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Catherine Street, Windsor, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M J Clout, Catherine Street, Windsor, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/21/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||18|
|Age at death from cemetery records||18|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 20), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William Edward and Mary Jane CLOUT, George Street, Windsor, New South Wales|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 56th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.
Transferred to 60th Bn, Ferry Post, and taken on strength, 18 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Statement, 2347 Corporal O. EASTMAN, 59th Bn (patient, No 7 Canadian General Hospital, Etaples), 23 March 1917: 'He went over with me in the July 19th. stunt, about 5.30 p.m. in the afternoon. About 50 yards over, a shell exploded amongst us, and blew Clout literally to pieces. He was only two yards from me at the time.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CLOUT Leslie Walter Francis|