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Clemens, Warren Frederick Martin

Date of birth:
April 17th, 1915 (Aberdeen, Scotland)
Date of death:
May 31st, 2009 (Australia)
British (1801-present, Kingdom)


Major Clemens joined the Solomon Islands Protectorate Defence Force in 1938 and served as coastwatcher during the Second World War. He wrote the classic book, Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story.

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Awarded on:
May 25th, 1956
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Defence Secretary Cyprus
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1960
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Awarded on:

Obituaries report this honour as the lesser Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)
Member to the Order of Australia (AM)