Clifton Allan UNDERWOOD

UNDERWOOD, Clifton Allan

Service Number: 3637
Enlisted: 27 April 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: First Class Air Mechanic
Last Unit: Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
Born: Hindmarsh, South Australia, 5 November 1891
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Naracoorte, South Australia, 21 January 1950, aged 58 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mount Gambier Lake Terrace Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

27 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3637, 29th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
1 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 3637, 29th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, 3637, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
11 Nov 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 31st Infantry Battalion, From 29th Battalion
14 Dec 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 3637, 31st Infantry Battalion, Wound to the buttock
16 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Class Air Mechanic, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
17 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), From 31st Battalion
1 Dec 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, First Class Air Mechanic, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
31 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, First Class Air Mechanic, 3637, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Peter Underwood and Wilhelmina Underwood nee Abbott of Bertha Street, Mount Gambier, SA

At the time of enlistment he a member of the Australian Workers Union and was working as a shearer for £7 a week.

Husband of Honor Eliza Underwood nee Watkins. Clifton and Honor married on 1 March 1919 in the Bedwelly Parish Church, Monmouth, England. Rector R.W. Roberts officiated

Commenced return to Australia on 6 May 1919 aboard Kaisar-I-Hind disembarking on 16 June 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Residential address at the time of death was Glenelg, SA.