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Edward Henry FIENNES-CLINTON

Regimental number2649
Place of birthBootle, Liverpool, England
SchoolPrivate Tutors and Nautical Academy
Other trainingServed on the School Ship HMS "Conway".
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressVictoria Park East PO, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Annie Fiennes-Clinton, Victoria Park East PO, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death29.4
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edward and Alice Gertrude FIENNES-CLINTON; husband of E.A. FIENNES-CLINTON, Hawkstone Road, Carisle, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Bootle, England

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