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Charles Malcolm CLIFT

Regimental number1901
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker
Address38 Wellington Street, Waterloo, sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C J Clift, 38 Wellington Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1901A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Personally served Mortar During severe bombardment and kept it in action. (Pozieres)'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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