Studio portrait of 4480 Corporal (Cpl) Harold Henry Clift, 4th Battalion from West Wyalong, NSW. ...

Unit 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number H06403
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made October 1915 - September 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 4480 Corporal (Cpl) Harold Henry Clift, 4th Battalion from West Wyalong, NSW. An 18 year old shop assistant with previous service in the 44th Militia Battalion prior to enlisting in the AIF on 18 October 1915, he embarked for overseas with the 14th Reinforcements from Sydney on 3 February 1916 aboard HMAT Wandilla (A52). Following further training in Egypt, he joined the 4th Battalion in Belgium where he was killed in action near Ypres on 11 September 1916. Cpl Clift is buried in the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium..