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Clifford SMITH

Regimental number1851
Place of birthSwinton, North Manchester, Lancashire, England
SchoolDay School, Swinton, England
Age on arrival in Australia18.6
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrick maker
AddressHutchison Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James E Smith, 8 Reginald Street off Moorside Road, Winton, Lancs, England
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Egypt
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 60). Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Fanny SMITH, Reginald Street, Moorside road, Swinton, Lancashire, England

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