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Clarence Cameron GRENVOLD

Regimental number2959
Place of birthQueenstown South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMullocker
AddressWyman Street off Bromide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Grenvold, Wyman Street off Bromide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
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War service: embarked from Melbourne, 20 October 1916; transferred ship, Sierra Leone, 2 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 9 January 1917. Marched into Pioneer Training Bn, 10 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 22 October 1917; taken on strength, 1st Field Company Engineers, 2 November 1917.

Wounded in action (gas), 12 March 1918; admitted to 1st Field Ambulance, 13 March 1918. Transferred to Convalescent Depot, Wimereux, 20 March 1918. Discharged to Australian General Base Depot, 2 April 1918; rejoined unit, 26 April 1918. On leave to England, 14 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 1 November 1918.

Marched out to commence return to Australia, 18 April 1919; commenced return to Australia, 31 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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