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John Joseph CLUNE

Regimental number2272
Date of birth23 December 1898
Place of birthUltimo, New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph College, Hunter's Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGladesville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Clune, 'Lyndale', Tennyson Road, Gladesville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death20.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary Elizabeth and the late John CLUNE, "Lyndale", Tennyson Road, Gladseville, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2712 Pte Thomas Joseph McKENZIE, 53rd Bn, killed in action 24 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 25 September 1917 (right arm, right leg and ankle); returned to duty, 25 June 1918.

Wounded in action (2nd occasion), 19 July 1918, and admitted to 61st Casualty Clearing Station; died of wounds, 21 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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