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John Edward Henage CLOWES

Regimental number3266
Date of birth16 September 1895
Place of birthSweddlincote, Derbyshire, England
SchoolCouncil School, Derbyshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address46 Albert Road, Stanmore, New South Wales
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, J W Clowes, 46 Albert Road, Stanmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 December 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CLOWES John Edward NR
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialGrove Town Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 14), Meaulte, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William and Ann Selina CLOWES, 46 Albany Road, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of England
Family/military connectionsUncle and six cousins served in the Great War (four being permanently disabled).

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