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Regimental number829
Place of birthEast Berghot, Suffolk, England
SchoolPublic School, East Bergholt, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Canberra', Moore Street, Campsie, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Ann Clifton, 'Canberra', Moore Street, Campsie, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave no. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Charles and Susan CLIFTON, husband of Margaret Ann CLIFTON, "Canberra", Moore Street, Campsie, New South Wales. Born at East Bergholt, Suffolk, England

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