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William Unwin CLASPER

Regimental number932
Date of birth--/03/1885
Place of birthNewcastle-on-Tyne, Durham, England
SchoolWeston Road Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
Address9 Rose Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Robert Clasper, 9 Rose Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF13
Promotion date: 16 March 1916


Unit: INF13
Promotion date: 19 August 1916

FateDied of wounds 21 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Officer, B. 6. 9), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice CLASPER, Ewings Dale, Byron Bay, New South Wales. Native of South Shields, England

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