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Regimental number6712
Place of birthBarfold, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArdlethan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 11.5"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Clinton, Taradale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of eyesight)
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2126 Pte Richard Gilbert CLINTON, 57th Bn, killed in action, 22 November 1916; 1893/2050 Pte James CLINTON, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918; 2123 Pte John CLINTON, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 April 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orita', 23 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 4 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLINTON Thomas

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