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Benjamin CLARK

Regimental number2366
Place of birthNottingham, England
SchoolLoughborough Grammar School, England
OccupationHardware assistant
AddressMay Villa, Belgrave Street, Bronte, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Clark May Villa, Belgrave Street, Bronte, Waverley, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death36
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row T. Grave No. 18), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and betsy Ann CLARK, husband of May Wymark (formerly CLARK), "Willfred", 660 Old South head Road, Bondi, New South Wales. Native of Nottingham, England

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