Clifford Lou LEGGETT

LEGGETT, Clifford Lou

Service Number: 854
Enlisted: 9 March 1915, Enlisted at Keswick, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Queenstown, South Australia, 30 November 1891
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sawyer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 4 August 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Adelaide St Paul's Church Memorial Alcove, Rosewater War Memorial, Rosewater Womens Memorial Roll of Honour WW1, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

9 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 854, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Keswick, SA
31 May 1915: Involvement Private, 854, 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Geelong embarkation_ship_number: A2 public_note: ''
31 May 1915: Embarked Private, 854, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Leggett and Charlotte Emily (nee Fletcher) Leggett; brother of Alice Amelia Leggett, Henry John Leggett, Emma Anne Leggett, Charles Leggett, Edward Rundle Leggett, Elizabeth Rose Leggett, Thomas Jordan Jubilee Leggett, William Small Leggett, Frederick Roy Leggett and Harold Leo Leggett

Husband of Mary Jane (nee Harland) Leggett. Clifford and Mary were married on 3 May 1915 in St Paul Church, Port Adelaide, SA

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