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Clarence JEFFS

Regimental number1680
Place of birthYatina, South Australia
SchoolYatala Public School, South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressYatina via Tongala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.4
Height5' 8.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Daniel Jeffs, Yatina via Yongala, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Place of enlistmentOrroroo, South australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 13 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVis-En-Artois British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. I), Haucourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary JEFFS, Yatina, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1681 Corporal Henry Richard JEFFS MM, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JEFFS Clarence

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