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Edward Vincent CLARE

Regimental number2537
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressTaabinga, Resumption via Kingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward Clare, Ellesmere via Kingaroy, Queensland
Previous military serviceSchool cadet
Enlistment date15 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1917
Place of death or woundingWarneton, Messines, Belgium
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialHazebrouck COmmunal Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Frances CLARE, "Ellesmere", Kingaroy, Queensland. Native of Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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