Clyde Alwyn AGNEW


AGNEW, Clyde Alwyn

Service Number: N372263
Enlisted: 23 June 1942, Merrylands, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th/59th Infantry Battalion AMF
Born: Cooma, New South Wales, Australia, 24 March 1924
Home Town: Fairfield, Fairfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Holy Cross Convent, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Unemployed
Died: Killed in action, Bougainville, 14 June 1945, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Plot C5, Row D, Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN N372263
23 Jun 1942: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN N372263, 58th/59th Infantry Battalion AMF, Merrylands, NSW
14 Jun 1945: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN N372263, 58th/59th Infantry Battalion AMF, Bougainville

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Clyde Alwyn AGNEW was born in Cooma, New South Wales on 24th March, 1924

His parents were Bertrand John AGNEW & Lillian Jane THOMAS who married in Cooma on 27th August, 1919

He enlisted in Merrylands on 23rd June 1942

Clyde was Killed in Action in Bougainville on 14th June 1945 - his final resting place is the Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Plot C5, Row D, Grave 11


1939/45 Star

Pacific Star

War Medal

Australian Services Medal


His brother Vincent Arnold AGNEW (SN NX162722) also served in the Army during WW2 and was discharged in 1946