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William Robert WARK

Regimental number2928
Place of birthJunee, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPeople's Palace, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinFather, J H Wark, Westville PO, via Cowra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry and Elizabeth WARK
Discharge date14 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3712 Pte Andrew Alfred WARK, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 23 September 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 26 November 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 14 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death7 October 1935
Age at death47
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARK William Robert

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