Wilfred Lorime Thomas COLCLOUGH

Regimental number5561
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Vcitoria
AddressEssendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Coleclough, 125 Edward Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets and Citizen Military Forces 58A Bn.
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 45), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jane and the late Richard COLCLOUGH, "Carlowrie", 125 Edward Street, Essendon, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [5073] Lt John James Graham COLCLOUGH, 5th and 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 May 1919; 5935 Corporal Herbert George Howe COLCLOUGH, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 January 1919 ; Pte William Archibald Gordon COLCLOUGH, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal