The AIF Project

William Leonard CLYNE

Regimental number886
Place of birthDeniliquin, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Deniliquin, New South Wales
AddressNorth Deniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMartha Clyne, North Deniliquin, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 7 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1916
Place of death or woundingSinai Peninsula
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 54), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Deniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Parents: David Leslie (d. 17 March 1910; bu. Deniliquin)and Martha CLYNE (d. 19 July 1951, aged 86; bu. Deniliquin), 'Clarke Vale', Deniliquin
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format