CLEAR, Cyril John
(Service number 6/431)

First Rank Pay Sergeant Last Rank


Date 12 Sept 1890 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs E Clear (mother) Waimate
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport HMNZT 4, 11 Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 3 January 1919 Age 29
Place of Death Waimate Hospital, Waimate
Cause Died of illness from injuries received
Notices Timaru Herald, Volume CVIII, Issue 16716, 4 January 1919, Page 6
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Cemetery
Memorial Reference Plot 000629
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

son of Joseph Sealy and Ellen (nee Tipping) Clear


Other brothers to serve, William Tipping Clear 60904 died 15 Oct 1915, (Sealy)George Clear 6/1813 died 1958

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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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