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Clifton KILPATRICK

Regimental number5
Place of birthLorne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressYarck, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, F. George Kilpatrick, Yarck, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSIG
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSIG CPL
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Refers 4-5 August 1916.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917)

FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He carried out his duties with great courage and coolness under heavy fire. He set a fine example.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 August 1937
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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