Clements was educated at Highgate School and the University of Sydney. He was ordained in 1934 and became registrar for the Diocese of Riverina until 1937 when he was appointed Rector of Narrandera. He then held further incumbencies at Tumbarumba and Gunning. Later he was Archdeacon of Goulburn before his consecration to the episcopate as the bishop coadjutor in the Diocese of Grafton on 29 June 1949. He succeeded, becoming diocesan Bishop of Grafton in 1956. Five years later he was translated to the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn – he was elected on 21 February, installed on 15 June 1961 and retired on 30 September 1971.
- “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
- The Times, 12 November 1955, "New Bishop of Grafton"
- The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 July 1949
- Anglican Archives
- National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
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