Patrick Leo CLANCY

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CLANCY, Patrick Leo

Service Number: PM/V2
Enlisted: 16 December 1939, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Kanimbla
Born: Korumburra, Sth Gippsland Region, Victoria, 10 May 1905
Home Town: Coburg, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Telegraphist
Died: Truck Collision, Day's Creek Bridge, near Beaudesert, Qld., 15 January 1944, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld
ANZ 7 76 66. Roll of Honour: Coburg, City of Moreland, Victoria.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Telegrapher, SN PM/V2, HMAS Kanimbla
16 Dec 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Telegrapher, SN PM/V2, HMAS Kanimbla, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
16 Dec 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PM/V2, HMAS Kanimbla
16 Dec 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PM/V2, HMAS Kanimbla
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PM/V2, HMAS Kanimbla

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Denis and Margaret Clancy; husband of Vera Margaret Clancy, of Coburg, Victoria.

MAN KILLED IN
TRUCK COLLISION
Patrick Leo Bernard Clancy, 45, married, of Coburg, Victoria, was killed when two trucks came into collision on Day's Creek bridge, near Beaudesert, on Saturday night. Six other men were injured. They now are progressing satisfactorily in hospital. The injured were travelling in the one truck when the accident occurred. They were : Colin Graham Gunthorpe, of Oxley, fractured skull; Edward Blank, of Darra, injury to left leg. Both were admitted to Brisbane General Hospital. William McLucas, of Darra, injury to arm; Patrick Bernard Leveger, of Oxley, concussion; Robert Henry Ferguson, of Corinda, injury to left ankle; William George Poyfer, of Oxley, injury to face. The
four men were admitted to Beaudesert Hospital.

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