Clarence Alfred ABBOTT


Clarence Alfred ABBOTT Ruth JARVIS John JARVIS Elizabeth MATHESON John Duncan MATHESON Rachel SHAW Ronald Frank ABBOTT


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth

Partners & Children

Partners Date of Birth Children
 Ruth JARVIS 1896  Ronald Frank ABBOTT


Event Type Date Place Country Description
Birth 29 Aug 1896 Scarsdale. Vic. #30902
Christening 17 Nov 1897 Smythesdale. Vic.
Death 5 Sep 1984 Moe. Vic. #20841
Burial 5 Sep 1984 Springvale Crem. Cassia Wall AA Niche 174




Fate Returned to Australia 31 October 1917
Met the Queen during her 1954 visit. At this stage he had 30 years service.
Always known as Clare. Name was probably Clarence. Served army in WW1.
Regimental No. 392. 39th Battalion. Enlisted 10/3/1916. Returned to Australia
31/10/1917 after recieving a gun shot wound to the right knee on 7/6/1971 in
the Battle of Messines.
Religion Church of England
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/56/1
Address Scarsdale, Victoria
Unit from Nominal Roll 39th Battalion
Next of kin Mother, Mrs Caroline Abbott, Scarsdale PO, Scarsdale, Victoria
The 39th fought in its first major battle at Messines, in Belgium, between 7-9
June 1917. During its march to the start-line for this operation the battalion
suffered heavily from a German gas bombardment and less than a third of the
troops earmarked to attack actually did so. The battalion, however, captured
all of its objectives.
Occupation Miner
Regimental number 392
Unit name 39th Battalion, B Company
Clarence Alfred ABBOTT
Rank on enlistment Private
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11
Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Age at embarkation 20
Reference Number: P2236
Marital status Single
Enlistment date 10 March 1916
1911.. Living at Scarsdale and hospitalised at Ballarat Base Hospital.



NameDegree of KinshipDate of BirthPlace of BirthDate of DeathPlace of Death
Ruth JARVISWife1896Scarsdale1983Moe. Vic. #02710
Ronald Frank ABBOTTSon1935Carlton. Vic.1935Carlton. Vic. #
Elizabeth MATHESONMother-in-law1872Carngham. Vic. #146851957Yallourn. Vic. #18799
John JARVISFather-in-law1867Smythesdale1924Coburg. Vic. #5035
Brothers- & Sisters-in-law
Alma Joyce JARVISSister-in-law1912Smythesdale
Francis Allan JARVISBrother-in-law21 Aug 1909Smythesdale. Vic. #228921970Park. Vic. #5377
Flora Belle JARVISSister-in-law1906Smythesdale30 Sep 1997
Reginald Thomas JARVISBrother-in-law1901Scarsdale8 May 1945Coburg. Vic. #4577
John Henry JARVISBrother-in-law1898Smythesdale. Vic.1970Mitch? Vic. #8612
Rachael JARVISSister-in-law1894Horsham1954Morwell. Vic. #19259