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Alfred Arnott CLARK

Regimental number774
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolRoma State School, Queensland
Other trainingNil
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address35 Little Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Clarke, McGregory Street, Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (No award)


'Consistent good work. Brave, reliable and intelligent soldier.'
Recommendation date: 8 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateKilled in Action 11 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row M, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Jean Arnott, husband of Mary W. CLARK, Queen's Hotel, Townsville, Queensland. Native of Brisbane
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Miscellaneous detailsFamily name (and family name of wife) recorded on Embarkation Roll as CLARKE.

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