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Clifford Robert Lang HALLORAN

Regimental number139
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationReporter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinH.C. Halloran, Lenare, Station Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

'Grandson of the late Henry Halloran, C.M.G. at one time Principal Under Secretary for the State of NSW. Great Grandson of the Late Joseph Underwood, Merchant and Ship owner of Ashfield Park, Sydney. At the early age of 19 Trooper Halloran was a contributor of fiction to leading journals in this State. He had a particularly brilliant literary career ahead of him. This is the expressed opinion of leading journalists in Sydney.' Details from Father.

FateDied of wounds 7 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row H, Grave NO. II), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Horace and Edith HALLORAN, Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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