Patrick Leo CLANCY


CLANCY, Patrick Leo

Service Number: PM/V2
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: HMAS Kanimbla
Born: 1905, place not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Truck Collision, Day's Creek Bridge, near Beaudesert, Qld., 15 January 1944
Cemetery: Lutwyche Cemetery
ANZ 7 76 66
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Naval Reserve, 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.

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.