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Clifford TOON

Kete Horowhenua2020-03-23T16:52:08+00:00
Date of birth1895
Date of death16 September 1916
Mothers nameJane (née WILLIAMS)
Spouses nameUnmarried
Fathers nameHarry James Alfred TOON
Parents date of marriage1890
Parents place of marriageNew Zealand
Fathers date of death1938
SiblingsJames Alfred (Sgt-Maj 6/2031), Henry, Alice
Cause of deathKilled in action
Last known residenceForty Mile Bush, Pahiatua.
Awards1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of birthForty Mile Bush, Pahiatua, New Zealand
Place of deathIn the Field, France
Date of arrival overseas18 November 1915
Theatres of warEgyptian 1915-16, Egyptian EF 1915-16, Western Europe 1916
Place of embarkationWellington
War memorialWeraroa Peace Gates
Place enlistedTrentham
Christian namesClifford
Place of arrival overseasSuez, Egypt
Overseas memorialCaterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial
Service number10/3112
Date enlisted14 June 1915
Final rankPrivate
Regiment or service1st Bn Wellington Infantry Regt B Coy 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation date09 October 1915
User reference9.252

NOK: HJ Toon (F).

Last Employer: HJ Toon (father), Forty Mile Bush, Pahiatua/Maharahara, Dannevirke

Previous Military Training: Senior Cadets Pahiatua.

Declared Age: 20 years Height: 5' 4½"

Weight: 146lb Chest: 33" - 37"

Complexion: Fair Eyes: Grey

Hair: Brown Identifying marks: Scar on right side of neck.

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