Clive Allen Glasson

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GLASSON, Clive Allen

Service no: 5017 [1]

Place of birth: Godolphin, West Guyong, 1894

Address: Godolphin, West Guyong

Occupation: Grazier

Next of kin: John Henry Glasson (father), Godolphin, West Guyong

Date of enlistment: 25 January 1916

Place of enlistment: Bathurst

Age at enlistment: 21

Fate: Embarked HMAT A55 Kyarra, Sydney, 5 June 1916. Taken on strength from 17th Battalion and proceeded to France 30 September 1916. Transferred 9th Light Trench Mortar Battery 16 June 1917. Killed in action, Menin Road, Belgium, 16 July 1917.

Date of death: 16 July 1917

Clive Allen Glasson was born in 1894 to John and Catherine Glasson at Godolphin, East Guyong. He attended school locally and later followed the profession of grazier.

On 25 January 1916 Clive enlisted in the AIF at Bathurst. His unit embarked HMAT A55 Kyarra at Sydney on 5 June 1916, where he was taken on strength to the 17th Battalion. On 30 September he proceeded to France and was transferred to the 9th Light Trench Mortar in June 1917. Clive was killed in action on Menin Road in Belgium on 16 July 1917.

Private Clive Glasson has no known grave but is remembered on the Shadforth Public School Roll of Honour, the Byng Church Honour Roll, panel 7 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium and on panel number 20 on the Roll of Honour at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Clive’s brother, John Andrew Glasson, joined the AIF in August 1915. He died of wounds sustained in action on 22 November 1916. An older brother, William Hamline Glasson, was killed in the Boer War in 1903. [2]

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