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Edward Gordon CLARKE

Regimental number57044
Date of birth23 April 1898
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCashier
Address'Hughenden', 44 Alt Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6.75"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Charles Clarke, 'Hughenden', 44 Alt Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Discharge date19 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 19 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE Edward Gordon

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