William Melville KLINTWORTH

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KLINTWORTH, William Melville

Service Number: 171
Enlisted: 5 June 1915
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 36th Heavy Artillery Group
Born: Mount Gambier, South Australia, 9 October 1880
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, France, 16 March 1916, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez
XV. K. 9, Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Arras, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 171
17 Jul 1915: Involvement Bombardier, SN 171, Siege Artillery Brigade
17 Jul 1915: Embarked Bombardier, SN 171, Siege Artillery Brigade, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
16 Mar 1916: Involvement Bombardier, SN 171, 36th Heavy Artillery Group

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William Melville KLINTWORTH was born on 9th October, 1880 in Mount Gambier, South Australia

His parents were Henry KLINTWORTH & Emma Jemima RACKHAM