William Crellin CLOVER


CLOVER, William Crellin

Service Number: 1233
Enlisted: 26 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Rupanyup, Victoria, 1892
Home Town: Drouin, Baw Baw, Victoria
Schooling: Drouin State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness, Harefield, England, 23 June 1917
Cemetery: Harefield (St. Mary) Churchyard
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Drouin War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1233, Melbourne, Victoria
27 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1233, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1233, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
23 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1233, 2nd Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Robert Anderson

William Crellin CLOVER was born in 1892 at Rupanyup, Victoria

His parents were Daniel CLOVER and Maud CRELLIN who married in 1891 in Victoria

His brother Arthur Daniel CLOVER (SN1232) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1916


"...1233 Trooper William Crellin Clover, 9th Reinforcements, 4th Light Horse Regiment, of Drouin, Vic, aged 23. Tpr Clover enlisted on 26 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Hororata on 27 September 1915. He was later transferred to the 2nd Light Horse Regiment. Tpr Clover died of illness on 23 June 1917 at No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield Park, England." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)