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Clifford John McWHIRTER

Regimental number1636
Place of birthBox Park, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolMuirden College, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressGlenmore, Bakers Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Effie May McWhirter, Glenmore, Bakers Hill, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Awarded List 296.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateDied of wounds 6 October 1918
Place of death or woundingJenin, Palestine
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRamleh War Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 44), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Effie May MCWHIRTER, Bakers Hill, Western Australia

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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