George CLINGIN

CLINGIN, George

Service Number: 4300
Enlisted: 5 February 1916, Place of enlistment - Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Hillsborough, Victoria, 1875
Home Town: Southern Cross, Yilgarn, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Illness - pneumonia whilst prisoner of war, Germany, 31 October 1918
Cemetery: Berlin South-Western Cemetery (& Italian Cemetery)
Plot II, Row G, Grave 4, Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Berlin, Germany
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Beechworth Shire WW1 Honour Roll, Beechworth War Memorial, Southern Cross Honour Roll, Southern Cross War Memorial, Western Australia State War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, 4300, Place of enlistment - Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
1 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, 4300, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company), Embarked on HMAT 'A69' Warilda from Fremantle
5 Jan 1917: Imprisoned interred at Dulmen, Germany
31 Oct 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, 4300, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company)

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Arthur and Mary (nee Macpherson) Clingin.

Brother of Arthur Henry 1873, Francis Carins 1877, Wilfred Archibald 1879 and Albert Edward 1890 (2883 Lance Corporal 3rd Tunnelling Company AIF WW1 - returned to Australia)