Clarence William MEARS


MEARS, Clarence William

Service Number: 4540
Enlisted: 25 October 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bridgewater, Tasmania, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Granton, Glenorchy, Tasmania
Schooling: Bridgewater State School, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 17 February 1917
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
V B 23, Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bridgewater State School HR, Hobart Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4540, 12th Infantry Battalion
8 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4540, 12th Infantry Battalion
8 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4540, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 25 and a son  of Alfred Thomas and Mary Anne Mears. Native of Granton, Tasmania.

His brother Private  Arthur Alfred Mears (born Ernest Arthur Albert Mears) also fell.