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Herbert William CLISSOLD

Regimental number2894
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolBurwood Superior Public School, New South Wales
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressSeaforth, George Street, Enfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J S Clissold, Seaforth George Street, Enfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 November 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row GG, Grave No 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Samuel and Minnie Charlotte CLISSOLD, 'Seaforth', George Street, Enfield, New South Wales, Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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