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Gifford Stanley Houghton


Born 18 Jan 1916 Pirie St New Town Tasmania to Vernon Stanley and Olive Giffard (nee Bucirde) Lt Gifford was married and working as a bank clerk when he enlisted in the RAN

Lt Gifford received mention in despatches for his skill against enemy submarines He was born in Hobart and was a bank clerk He was appointed to the RANVR in July 1940 and promoted to lieutenant a year later.







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