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Clifford Harold ARCHIBALD

Regimental number2783
Date of birth16 November 1895
Place of birthCatherine St, North Kensington, South Australia
SchoolRose Park State School and Norwood High School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationJeweller
AddressTudor Street, Victoria Park,, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, D B Archibald, Tudor Street, Victoria Park,, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceJoined 1st Voluntary Cadets, 1st Compulsory Cadets, Sergeant in Citizen Military Forces at Enlistment in A.I.F.
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWon 1st Prize in 1st Cadet Competition. Won 2nd Prize in 2nd Competition. Was wounded at Fleurbaix July 1916. Was 5 months in Taplow Hospital with trench feet December 1916. Marked C.III. but sent back owing to want of reinforcements in October 1917. (Father)
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMeteren
Age at death22.6
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 303), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Emma ARCHIBALD, 16 Tudor Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Native of Adelaide
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, Pozieres, France, 22 July 1916; invalided to British Hospital, Etaples; recovered and returned to duty. Contracted trench feet; invalided to England; recovered.

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