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Clifford Sterling Harold Reginald SMITH

Regimental number20025
Place of birthRutherglen Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address73 Brunswick Road, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Smith, 73 Brunswick Road, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Clifford Sterling
Medals

Military Medal

'During the operations from August 8th to September 3rd, 1918, between HAMEL and CLERY on the SOMME, Corporal SMITH did excellent work on the guns of his battery, repairing them under shell fire, and maintaining them in action, thus ensuring the whole of his battery being in action.'

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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