Richard Henry CLOUGH

CLOUGH, Richard Henry

Service Number: 365
Enlisted: 29 October 1914, Mackay, Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, 1884
Home Town: Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Telephone linesman
Died: Died of wounds, At sea off Gaba Tepe from HS Gascon, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 June 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at Sea, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Roll, Williamstown Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

29 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 365, Mackay, Queensland
21 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 365, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 365, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Sydney
16 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 365, 5th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
2 Jun 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, 365, 5th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, GSW (back, chest and abdomen)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of Joseph Clough of Williamstown, Victoria. When he enlisted he stated that he was umarried. It was later discovered that he was in fact the husband of Catherine Alice Maud Clough. Father of Richard Henry Clough

26 November 1920 - A letter was sent to Base Records from a Mrs Orchord nee clough who was trying to locate Catherine in relation to Richard's medals

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