Private Ebenezer David Clement

Service number 1686
Birth Date 1898-06-28
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Alexandria
Death Date 1915-11-09
Death Place At sea: Vessel, At sea (HS Devanha)
Also known as David Clement
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Ebenezer David Clement (1686, 20th Battalion) was born in Sydney, NSW on 28 June 1898. He was working in a glass bottle factory when he enlisted in May 1915. Ebenezer was serving on the Gallipoli Peninsula when he was evacuated to the hospital ship H S Devanha where he died on 9 November 1915 of toxaemia, aged 17 years and 4 months. He was buried at sea and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallippoli Peninsual, Turkey. David's younger brother, Gunner Arthur William Clement (1430, 10th Field Artillery Brigade) also enlisted under age and served with his unit for 16 months before being sent home and discharged under age.



Date of birth 28 June 1898
Date of enlistment 28 May 1915
Date of embarkation 19 June 1915
Date of death 09 November 1915