|Place of birth||Bathurst, New South Wales|
|Address||Baker Street, Enfield, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21.1|
|Next of kin||Father, C H H Boesenberg, Baker Street, Enfield, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||17th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted 19 October 1915 - 17th Bn, 9th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 17th Bn, 24 August 1916. Mortally wounded, 20 September 1917.|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death||23|
|Place of burial||Nine Elms British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), Poperinghe, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in St Thomas Cemetery, Enfield, New South Wales. Photo: Robert and Sandra CROFTS|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 20 January 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 26 February 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 21 March 1916 (neurasthenia); discharged to duty, 23 March 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 23 March 1916 (pneumonia); transferred to Convalescent House, Ras el Tin, 24 March 1916; discharged to duty, 28 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 28 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 7 June 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 10 August 1916; taken on strength, 17th Bn, in the field, 24 August 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Division Rest Station, Belgium, 11 September 1916 (sprained ankle); rejoined Bn, 16 September 1916.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 26 September 1916 (scabies), and transferred to 2nd Australian Division Rest Station; discharged to duty, 10 October 1916.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 November 1916 (sore feet); transferred to 2nd Canadian General Hospital, Le Treport, 13 November 1916; to England, 20 November 1916, and admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 3 January 1917; discharged on furlough, 2 Febuary 1917, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 17 February 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 9 March 1917 (gonorrhoea); discharged to duty, 7 May 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 60 days.
Proceeded overseas to France, 26 July 1917; rejoined 17th Bn, in the field, 15 August 1917.
Wounded in action, 20 September 1917 (multiple shell wounds, hace, hand, thigh, left leg), and admitted to Wessex Field Ambulance, and transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station.
Died of wounds, 20 September 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOESENBERG Clarence John
Red Cross File No 0440401D