Clarence Floyd FENNER

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FENNER, Clarence Floyd

Service Number: 2567
Enlisted: 3 October 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Tasmania, Australia, 9 September 1893
Home Town: Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania
Schooling: State School, Richmond, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Pneumonia, Fargo Hospital, England, 14 January 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Durrington Cemetery, Wiltshire
Grave 154
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2567, 40th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
25 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2567, 40th Infantry Battalion
25 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2567, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
14 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2567, 40th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Clarence was born in Richmond, Tasmania on 9th September, 1893

His parents were George FENNER & Hannah FLECKNER

He enlisted in Claremont, Tasmania on 3rd October, 1916 & embarked from Melbourne with the 40th Infantry Battalion, 5th Reinforcement on 25th October, 1916 on the HMAT Ulysses

Clarence died of pneumonia at Fargo Hospital in England on 14th January, 1917 and is buried in the Durrington Cemetery in Wiltshire