Clarence Edwin NORTON

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NORTON, Clarence Edwin

Service Number: 560
Enlisted: 23 October 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Goolwa, South Australia, 8 July 1891
Home Town: Goolwa, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 4 December 1915, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glenelg Tribute Plaque, Goolwa Soldiers Memorial Gardens WW1 Memorial, Goolwa War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Sunnybrae School and District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
12 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 560, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 560, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Armadale, Melbourne
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 560, 9th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli
4 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 560, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

Clarence Edward Norton's parents were Edward Henry Norton and Charlotte Ellen (nee Smith)

Clarence died aged 24 years old - GSW to the  chest