Clarence Swann PADMAN

PADMAN, Clarence Swann

Service Number: 6891
Enlisted: 14 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Machine Gun Company
Born: Middleton, South Australia, 25 May 1893
Home Town: Middleton, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Norwood High School, Adelaide High School, University of Adelaide
Occupation: Teacher
Died: Killed in Action, Gueudecourt, France, 29 November 1916, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Bancourt British Cemetery
Bancourt British Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide High School Honour Board, Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide University of Adelaide WW1 Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kent Town Wesleyan Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Norwood Primary School Honour Board, Port Elliot Institute Roll of Honor, Port Elliot War Memorial, South Australian Education Department Roll of Honour, St Peters Heroes War Memorial, St Peters Spicer Memorial Church Stained Glass Window Honor Roll WW1 (2)
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World War 1 Service

14 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6891, Keswick, South Australia
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 6891, 8th Field Ambulance, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 6891, 8th Field Ambulance, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 15th Field Ambulance
31 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 8th Machine Gun Company
29 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 8th Machine Gun Company

AUFC & AUCC - Anzac Day 2015

Extract from the Adelaide University Football Club and Adelaide University Cricket Club document honouring "The Fallen" Anzac Day 2015.

Clarence played for AUFC in 1914 and also played Cricket with Adelaide University Cricket Club during the summer of 1914/1915 season. A teacher at Norwood School, he was studying for a BA.

Clarence enlisted on 14th June 1915 and joined the 8th Field Ambulance and later the 15th Field Ambulance. On 31st August 1916, he joined the 8th Machine Gun Company. He was killed in action near Gueudecourt on 29th November 1916.

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Clarence Swann PADMAN was born in Middleton, South Australia on 25th May, 1893

His parents were Samuel Waterhouse PADMAN & Annie Elizabeth Jane RAGLESS