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Sidney William CLAMP

Regimental number3864
Date of birth25 September 1898
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.2
Height5' 11"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Nettleton, Military Road, Henley Beach, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Senior Cadets; 1 year in 77th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 December 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 22 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date18 July 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3857 Pte Roy Harry Ernest CLAMP, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 22 March 1918; disembarked London, England, 24 May 1918.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 5 July 1919; discharged, 14 October 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 102 days.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 22 October 1919; transferred to Chiseldon Hospital, 14 November 1919; discharged from hospital, 15 April 1920; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 177 days.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bahia Castillo', 17 April 1920; disembarked Adelaide, 16 June 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 18 July 1920.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLAMP Sidney William

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