William Edwin Leslie CLAPHAM

CLAPHAM, William Edwin Leslie

Service Number: 319
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Ballarat, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Barkers Creek, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Ballarat, Central Highlands, Victoria
Schooling: Harcourt School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Butcher
Died: 17 June 1962, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Tree Plaque: Ballarat Avenue of Honour
Memorials: Ballarat Avenue of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 319, 8th Infantry Battalion, Ballarat, Vic.
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 319, 8th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 319, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne
8 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 319, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW to right hand sustained at Krithia. Evacuated to Malta.
24 Jul 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 319, 8th Infantry Battalion, RTA 5 May 1916. Discharged as medically unfit (GSW right hand).

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

William Edwin Leslie Clapham is remembered on the Harcourt School Honour Roll, Vic.