|Place of birth||Kerry, Ireland|
|Address||PO, Forbes, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C Clifford, Killoyin, Kerry, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Dubbo, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Battalion|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1916.
Found guilty, at sea, 4 December 1916, of being absent without leave for 6 hours, 4 December 1916: awarded forfeiture of 3 days' pay.
Found guilty, at sea, 16 December 1916, of (1) drunkenness and (2) using offensive language to a Commanding Officer: awarded 14 days detention and forfeited 15 days' pay.
Disembarked Devonport, England, 9 January 1917.
Found guilty, Larkhill, 26 January 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 28 January to 12:45 pm, 28 January 1917: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 6 days' pay.
Found guilty, 27 February 1917, of being absent from tattoo from 25 February, until apprehended by Military Police at 4:00 pm, 27 February 1917: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 7 days' pay.
Found guilty, Codford, 12 March 1917, of (1) neglecting to obey Commanding Officer and (2) being absent without leave from 10 March until apprehended by Military Police at 12:30 pm, 12 March 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 12 days' pay.
Reported absent without leave, 1 May 1917; declared an illegal absentee, 22 May 1917.
Discharged from the Australian Imperial Force in consequence of desertion, 1 April 1920.Medals: none
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CLIFFORD James|