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Albert Edgar CLARE

Regimental number2155
Place of birthKennsington, London, England
SchoolStockwall, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCamperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Clare, 251 Brixton Road, London SW, England
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers, Bretonneux, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row Q, Grave No. 18), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Florence CLARE, 251 Brixton Road, London, England. Native of Kennington, London
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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