Private Clarence George Mathieson

Service number 3084A, 3084
Birth Date 1897
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Richmond
Death Date 1916-07-19
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 50th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 60th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918

Private Clarence George Mathieson (3084A, 60th Battalion) was a malster from Richmond, Victoria. He was reported missing in action at Fleurbaix, France in the battle of Fromelles on 19 July 1916. A court of enquiry in August 1917 determined that he had been killed in action. He was 16 years. Clarence is commemorated in the VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France. Clarence’s brother, Frederick was also serving in the 60th Battalion and was wounded in action on the same day.



Date of birth 1897
Date of enlistment 10 July 1915
Date of embarkation 29 September 1915
Date of death 19 July 1916
Date of fate 19 July 1916