Clarence Cecil WHITEHEAD


WHITEHEAD, Clarence Cecil

Service Number: 26755
Enlisted: 4 March 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 5th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Natimuk, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Yannathan, Cardinia, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 30 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 7 No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

4 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 26755, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, Enlisted at Melbourne
7 Sep 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 26755, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, Third Ypres
7 Sep 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 26755, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
30 Oct 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 26755, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles and Jenny Margaret W.  Whitehead of Cora Lynn, Garfield, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal