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Alfred YEARK

Regimental number3517
Place of birthClarence, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaw-mill hand
AddressTaree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Minnie Yeark, Taree, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of influenza and pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 13 November 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt John's Churchyard (25, I, 4), Sutton Veny, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Minnie YEARK

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