CLIFFORD, Albert Vincent

Service Number –   WX 7591.

Rank –   Lieutenant.

Unit / Division –   2/43  Australian  Infantry  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   6  August  1940.

Date  of  Birth-  26  March  1915.

Place  of  Birth-  Bunbury,  W. A.

Address on Enlistment –   East  Perth,  W. A.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Wife-  Lilian  Louisa  Marjorie  Clifford  of  East  Perth,  W. A.  Father-  William  Thomas  Clifford,  Mother-  Mena  Clifford,  both  of  East  Perth,  W. A.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   18  October  1943.

Place –   Lae,  Papua  New  Guinea.

Age at Death –   28.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Lae  War  Cemetery,  Papua  New  Guinea  (  Plot  EE,  Row  C,  Grave  No. 15 ).

 

“For exceptional services in the field in Papua New Guinea “

This Mention in Despatches was recommended by the Governor-General on 26 October 1944.

Date of London Gazette- 8 March 1945

Location in London Gazette- Page 1307,  Position  162.

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette- 15 March 1945.

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette- Page 650,  Position 52.

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