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Colin CLARK

Regimental number997
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolGlen Huon State School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlen Huon, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W T Clark, Glen Huon, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Place of death or woundingXeilly
Age at death22.7
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas and Sarah Ann CLARK, Glen Huon, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 151 Pte Ellis Arthur CLARK, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919; Brother-in-law: 525 Sergeant William McROBERTS, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 17 June 1918; Cousin: 2573 Lance Corporal Claude Kenneth CLARK, 5th Bn, killed in action, 3 March 1917.~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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