Private Clifford Graham Fairfax

Service number 6320
Birth Date 1900
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 1917-10-08
Death Place Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Zonnebeke
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Clifford Graham Fairfax (6320, 20th Battalion) was born in North Sydney, NSW. He was working as a clerk when he enlisted in July 1916. Clifford was killed in action at Zonnebeke, Belgium, during the Battle of Passchendaele on 8 October 1917, only two months after joining his battalion. He is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. He was 17 years old. Clifford's brother, Pilot Officer Allan Graham Fairfax, was killed while serving with the Royal Australian Air Force in the Second World War.



Date of birth 1900
Date of enlistment 12 July 1916
Date of embarkation 11 November 1916
Date of death 08 October 1917
Date of fate 08 October 1917