Daniel Vincent CLIFTON

CLIFTON, Daniel Vincent

Service Number: 37853
Enlisted: 4 April 1917, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 104th Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery
Born: Bendemeer, New South Wales, Australia, 9 September 1885
Home Town: Barraba, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Rose Hill Public School and De La Salle College, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Motor garage proprietor (later Company Director)
Died: Natural causes, Bowral, New South Wales, Australia, 16 October 1955, aged 70 years
Cemetery: South Head General Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Barraba Clifton's Ltd Pictorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Apr 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 37853, Sydney, New South Wales
5 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37853, Field Artillery Brigades, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37853, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney
5 Apr 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 37853, 2nd Motor Transport Company, HT Warwickshire, England for return to Australia - disembarking Sydney 31 May 1919.
23 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 37853, 104th Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery

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Biography

"DEATH

The death occurred suddenly at his Bowral home of Daniel V. Clifton on 16th October. Deceased was a brother of Mrs. M. J. Collins, of "Marathon," Merriwa, and spent much of his youth in the Merriwa district. At the time of his death, the late Mr. Clifton was managing-director of Boyded Ltd., Sydney, and Clifton Garages." - from the Muswellbrook Chronicle 28 Oct 1955 (nla.gov.au)

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