Clifford Edwin Arthur WELLS

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WELLS, Clifford Edwin Arthur

Service Number: 353
Enlisted: 27 January 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1896
Home Town: Warialda, Gwydir, New South Wales
Schooling: London County council School, Hammersmith, London, Engl and
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 11 December 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 12
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 353, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
12 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 353, 17th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 353, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 17 years

Address at the time of enlistment was C/- G. Hamilton of 'Windbridge', Warialda, NSW

Son of Edwin and Elizabeth Wells of 35 Merton Avenue, Chiswick, London, England

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