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Leslie David CLIFTON

Regimental number795
Place of birthBeaconsfield, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWoodstock, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Anne Clifton, Woodstock, Tasmania
Previous military serviceBugler in Tasmanian Militia Forces
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 February 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death24.6
Age at death from cemetery records24
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas and Martha Annie CLIFTON, Pelverata, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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