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Clarence Eldred COLWILL

Regimental number3058
Place of birthMagill, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway porter
AddressBrougham Street, Magill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Colwill, Brougham Street, Magill, South Australia
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 15), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Enlisted, 19 July 1915; taken on strength 10th Bn, 10 December 1915; transferred to 50th, Bn 27 February 1916; slightly wounded but remained on duty, Flers, 15 November 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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