Sydney Reynold CLEMENT


CLEMENT, Sydney Reynold

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 4 September 1914
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Marlow on the Thames, England, 4 March 1873
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Reserve Army Officer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 26 April 1915, aged 42 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 9 Headstone inscription reads: Greatly loved
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World War 1 Service

4 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant
18 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, Promoted prior to embarking
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Lieutenant, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Lieutenant, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
26 Apr 1915: Involvement Captain, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Arrived in Australia aged 38 years

Address at the time of enlistment was 28 Jolimont Terrace, Melbourne, Victoria

Son of Reynold Clement and Mrs Clement of Ascot, Berkshire, England.

Husband of Gladys Mary Dorothy Clement of 31 Stow Park Avenue, Newport, Monmouthshire, England. Father of Eric Reynold Clement, David Sydney Clement

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

He had previously served in the East Lancashire Regiment and saw service in the Boer War