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Clarence Lingee GENT

Regimental number142
Place of birthNear Shepparton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Samuel Gent, 19 Knowles Street, South Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 67 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
FateDied as a result of accident 13 December 1917
Place of death or woundingJules, Palestine
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row F, Grave No. II), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Eleanor GENT, 19 Knowles Street, Northcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin:Capt L. Gent OC 3rd MG Coy 5th Bn, killed.

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