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Edward Frank CLUETT

Regimental number538
Place of birthNew Farm, Sydlink
SchoolSydlink National School
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressGumble, via Molong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSarah Cluett, Lyndlynch, Durminster, Newton, Dorsetshire, England
Previous military serviceServed 3 or 4 years in the Dorset Queen Own Imperial Yeomanry as Trooper.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death2 May 1915
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 1), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edgar James and Sarah CLUETT, Rock House, Yetminster, Sherborne, Dorsetshire, England
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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