Max Clifton was born in East Bergholt on 4th June 1894, the fourth son of Maximillian and Susannah Clifton, thought to have lived near or in “Rectory Hill”. Because we are unsure of the exact house, we have locate s him on the map at his school, Burnt Oak, which we know he attended. After emigrating to Australia Max joined the AIF, and survived the Gallipoli campaign in 1915. Sadly he was killed in the last year of the war in 1918, helping halt the German advance on Amiens in France.
Max Clifton (1894 – 1918), Australian Imperial Force (AIF), 20th, Battalion, Sergeant