Robert Clatworthy (Senior) was employed by the Dempsters as well as his son Robert.  Their names are registered in the Dempster Ledger during 1894 – 1898. Robert Clatworthy (Jnr) was born around 1891, in the Esperance area.

When Robert enlisted for World War One, on the 16th April, 1915, he had been employed by the Dempsters, as a station hand. Robert (Jnr) served with the 10th Light Horse, the 4th Artillery Division, and the 11th Field Artillery Brigade. He returned from the war but did not return to Esperance.



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