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Regimental number3033
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
SchoolNapier Street Public School, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressAuld Ayne, Mark Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Clydesdale, Mark Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingLamotte-en-Santem
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVillers-Bretonnneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row E, Grave No. 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie M. CLYDESDALE, Albert Street, Hornsby, New South Wales. Born at Kensington, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3034 Pte Andrew CLYDESDALE, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 20 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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