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Clifton John GORE

Regimental number5032
Place of birthAlberton, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressDarke's Peak, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinBrother, S.W. Gore, West Street, Brompton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 September 1917
Place of enlistmentPort Lincoln, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, England.

Embarked Melbourne, 22 December 1917; disembarked Egypt, 16 January 1918.

Embarked Alexandria and proceeded overseas to Italy, 23 January 1918; disembarked Italy, 4 February 1918.

Entrained at Taranto, 7 February 1918; detrained Cherbourg, 14 February 1918, and embarked for England the same day; disembarked Southampton, 15 February 1918, and marched in 15th Training Bn, Codford, the same day.

Found guilty, 3 April 1918, of being absent without leave from 2400 hours, 26 March 1918, until apprehended at 1000 hours, 1 April 1918: award, 10 days' total forfeiture of pay.

Marched in to 14th Training Bn, Codford, 11 April 1918.

Marched out of 14th Training Bn, 14 May 1918; on command at the School of Musketry, Tidworth, 16 May 1918; marched in No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 27 May 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 7 June 1918; disembarked, 1 August 1918, discharged Adelaide (medically unfit, defective vision), 20 September 1918.

Total war service: 1 year 17 days (of which 223 days were abroad).

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death17 January 1938
SourcesNAA: B2455, GORE Clifton John

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