Clive Winchcombe GREGORY

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GREGORY, Clive Winchcombe

Service Number: 255
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Kensington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Train
Born: Kogarah, New South Wales, 14 July 1887
Home Town: Casino, Richmond Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Kogarah Superior Public School
Occupation: Selector
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 21 May 1915, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Skew Bridge Cemetery
Skew Bridge Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bonalbo WW1 Honour Roll, Casino and District Memorial Hospital WW1 Roll of Honour, Kyogle Great War Honor Roll, Kyogle Shire Council Honour Roll WW1
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Kensington, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 255, 1st Divisional Train, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 255, 1st Divisional Train, HMAT Afric, Sydney
21 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 255, 1st Divisional Train, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

"...255 Driver (Dvr) Clive Winchcombe Gregory, 1st Divisional Train, Australian Army Service Corps, of Kogarah, NSW. He worked around the Bonalbo area of NSW and describes himself on his enlistment papers as a bushman, horse breaker, selector, cattle and horse breeder. He had also been a competitive yachtsman. Dvr Gregory enlisted in August 1914 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT Afric (A19) on 18 October 1914. Dvr Gregory was killed in action at Gallipoli on 21 May 1915. He was 27 years of age. Dvr Gregory's brother was Lieutenant Leslie Winchcombe Gregory, Australian Flying Corps, who returned to Australia in March 1919. The brothers were cousins to Lieutenant Colonel Owen Glendower Howell-Price DSO MC, Commanding 3rd Battalion Australian Infantry, died of wounds 4 November 1916; Major Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price DSO MC, 1st Battalion, died 4 October 1917; 2nd Lieutenant Richmond Gordon Howell-Price MC, 1st Battalion, died of wounds 4 May 1917; Major Frederick Philmore Howell-Price DSO, returned to Australia 20 May 1919." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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