Charles Edwin Joseph CLUES

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CLUES, Charles Edwin Joseph

Service Number: 1677
Enlisted: 15 February 1915, Helena Vale, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sale, Victoria, August 1881
Home Town: Sale, Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Sale State School
Occupation: Farm labourer/Horse trainer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 12 July 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1677, Helena Vale, Western Australia
22 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1677, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
22 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1677, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1677, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography

Charles Edwin Joseph CLUES was born in Sale, Victoria in 1881

His parents were Joseph CLUES and Maria SMITH

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"... 1677 Private (Pte) Charles Edwin Joseph Clues, 11th Battalion, of Sale, Vic. He was a farm labourer and horse trainer prior to enlisting in February 1915. Pte Clues embarked from Fremantle WA with the 3rd Reinforcement on board HMAT Itonus(A50) on 22 February 1915. He arrived at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, in May 1915 and was killed in action on 12 July 1915. He was 33 years of age. Pte Edwin Clues was cousin to 652 Pte Hubert Clues also of Sale"SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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