STORY, Clifford Frederick
(Service number 6/555)

Aliases Born Frederick Clifford Nelson STORY
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 18 November 1893 Place of Birth Orari

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs STORY (mother), 33 Campbell Street, Palmerston North
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Medical Corps

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 9 February 1966 Age 72 years
Place of Death Foxton Beach
Memorial or Cemetery Foxton Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Clifford Frederick Story was the third son, and eighth of the twelve children, of Arthur and Emily (née Hawkins). He was educated at Orari and Temuka schools. He was serving with the 2nd South Canterbury Regiment, with which he went to camp..In 1920 he married Mabel Elizabeth Hart. His brother Gilmore Herbert Story also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 April 2019]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [21 April 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [21 April 2019]; Sun, 5 September 1914 (Papers Past) [16 April 2019]; Foxton Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [21 April 2019]

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