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Alexander CLARK

Regimental number6725
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs L I Clark, Fitzroy Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date7 September 1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Discharge date26 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Brisbane, 27 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917.

Wounded in action, 9 May 1917; rejoined unit in the field, 22 May 1917.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 28 September 1917.

Wounded in action (second occasion), 8 October 1917 (bayonet wound, chest); rejoined unit, 29 October 1917.

Wounded in action (third occasion), 22 July 1918 (back wound: slight); rejoined unit same day.

Wounded in action (fourth occasion), 23 August 1918 (thigh: severe); invalided to England, 26 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marman', 21 December 1918; disembarked, 14 February 1919; discharged, 26 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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