Clifford Tony WILSON

Badge Number: S70454, Sub Branch: State

WILSON, Clifford Tony

Service Number: 6177
Enlisted: 23 August 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Point Mcleay, South Australia , 1891
Home Town: Point McLeay, The Coorong, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural Causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 1955
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Raukkan Aboriginal Community War Memorial, Raukkan Mission Ngarrindjeri Anzacs Memorial
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World War 1 Service

23 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 27th Infantry Battalion
6 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6177, 27th Infantry Battalion
6 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6177, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
Date unknown: Wounded SN 6177, 27th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Meningie Area School


Clifford Tony Wilson has a sticker of himself and other Aboriginal people who went to war from Point Mcleay. This sticker is located at the war memorial in Meningie, south Australia.

Clifford Tony Wilson was born in 1891 at Point Mcleay (Raukkan) and died in 1955 in Adelaide. Clifford, known as Tony, was the sixth son of John and Eliza Wilson . He married Ada Varcoe in 1911 and they had two children, Myra and Clifford Jnr, before he enlisted in August 1916. He was wounded in action in June 1918, and was discharged in December 1919. His final rank was private, his service number was 6177 and was in the first world war from 1914-1918. Clifford tony Wilson was in the unit 27th Australian infantry battalion.