Roll of Honour Clarence William Mears

Service number 4540
Rank Private
Unit 12th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 17 February 1917
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Age at Death 25
Place of Association Granton, Tasmania, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Clarence William Mears's name is located at panel 66 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

View circular (49.94 KB PDF file)

Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Clarence William Mears's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Wed 20 February 2019 at 1:46am
  • Mon 15 April 2019 at 2:39am
  • Sat 20 July 2019 at 7:07pm
  • Sun 20 October 2019 at 9:26pm


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.