Clifford Wall

Name: Clifford Arnold Wall

Rank: Private

Service Number: 6340A

Units Served: 27th Battalion Australian Infantry

Personal Details: Clifford Arnold Wall was born in Wandearah West in 1894 to parents John Wall and Sarah Ann Wall. He grew up in Ardrossan, South Australia. He had light brown hair, blue eyes and was single.

Enlistment Details: At the age of 21 Clifford Wall enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on March 30th 1916, he was assigned to the 27th Battalion Australian Infantry.

Details about his role in the War: Private Wall underwent training in Australia and then was transported to the 3rd Training Brigade in England. On January 3rd 1917 he was taken on strength in France.

On January the 23rd 1917 he was admitted to hospital with tonsillitis, he was discharged from hospital 6 days later.

Throughout 1917 and some of 1918 Private Wall was continuously admitted into and discharged from hospital due to illness until September 2nd 1918 when he was killed in action in France.

Age at Death: 24

Memorial Details: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension.

Interesting Materials: He was a farm labourer.

Image from the Virtual War Memorial of Australia,

Commemorated by


James Ferguson

2nd December 2008