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William Dyson CLYDESDALE

Regimental number169
Place of birthDromana, Victoria
Other NamesClydesdale
SchoolState School No. 184, Dromana, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarrier
AddressDromana
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 10"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinBrother, M Clydesdale, Dromana
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 February 1915
Place of enlistmentDromana, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row, A, Grave No 18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Martha Ellen CLYDESDALE, 'Narre', Warren Road, Cranbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Killed in action, Gallipoli, 29 November 1915; buried Browns Dip, Gallipoli, 29 November 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as CLYDSDALE.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLYDESDALE William Dyson

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