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Clifton James PRIEST

Regimental number1939
Place of birthMoonah Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHarness maker
AddressAbbott Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinElla Mary Priest, Abbott Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service40th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Date of death10 July 1962
Place of burialSheffield General Cemetery

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