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Arthur CLERY

Regimental number2845
Place of birthViolet Town, Victoria
SchoolViolet Town State School No 640, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressViolet Town, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alfred Clery, Violet Town PO, Violet Town, Victoria
Previous military serviceCadets, Light Horse
Enlistment date8 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row A, Grave No. 9), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and mary CLERY, Buckley Road, Noble Park, VIctoria. Native of Violet Town
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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