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Albert William CLARK

Regimental number610
Place of birthDevon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHewer
AddressMumballup PO, Mumballup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, I Clark, c/o Mrs Gyss, Commercial Road, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Work at Westhoek on 20 September 1917.
Recommendation date: 24 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 January 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This N.C.O. led his platoon with great dash, and set a splendid example to all. When all his company officers had become casualties, he took command of his company, and handled his men in grand style under very trying circumstances. His conduct was most gallant and inspiring.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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