Frank Ernest Clout

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Clout, Private Frank Ernest no.3733

13th Battalion 12th Reinforcements, later 4th Machine Gun Battalion.

Moorefields Road, Canterbury [i.e. Belmore],.

Gardener.

Born 1882, son of Charles & Ann Clout.

Enlisted 23/8/1915, aged 33.

Single.

Church of England.

Next of kin: father, Charles Clout, Flora Street, Lakemba.

Casualty list DT 3/10/1916 Wounded (severely) [Mouquet Farm 29/8/1916?].

Casualty list DT 10/10/1916 Convalescent.

Casualty list DT 25/1/1917 Returned to duty.

Casualty list DT 10/3/1917 Ill.

Returned to Australia 5/4/1919.

Married Rosa A Milne 1919.

Lakemba RSC Roll of Honour.

St Alban’s Church of England, Belmore.

Niche Clout, Frank Ernest 13th Batt. 1st AIF 1882-1976.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1819480/ [accessed 07/10/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002