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Sydney CLIFT

Regimental number3805
Place of birthLondon
SchoolFramlingham College, Norfolk, England
Other trainingNil
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSalisbury Hotel Percival Road, Enmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, R S Clift, 24 Reddington Road, Hampstead London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXXVIII, Row A, Grave No. 1), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
85Son of Mrs R.S.T. CLIFT, 24 Redington Road, Hampstead, London
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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