Samuel Ernest CLISSOLD

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CLISSOLD, Samuel Ernest

Service Number: 2230
Enlisted: 1 April 1915, Enlisted at Dean's Marsh, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lorne, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Lorne, Surf Coast, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Coach Driver
Died: Died of wounds - head, arms and legs causing Tetanus, 19th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 15 August 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row J, Grave 38 Commemorated in the Lorne Cemetery
Memorials: Lorne War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2230, Enlisted at Dean's Marsh, Vic.
17 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2230, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
17 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2230, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
8 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2230, ANZAC Gallipoli, Bomb wounds to the head, arms and legs at Lone Pine

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of S. and Isabella Clissold of 'Kia-Ora', Lorne, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal Victory Medal