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Herbert Herlston CLIFFORD

Regimental number3530
Date of birth2 December 1886
Place of birthCarrieton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBelton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30.4
Height5' 3.5"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E.M. Clifford, Belton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 April 1917
Place of enlistmentClare, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date2 July 1955
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: malaria), Adelaide, 2 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 July 1955
Age at death68
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLIFFORD Herbert Herlston

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