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Ernest Archie CLARK

Regimental number1366
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolCentral State School, Richmond
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrgan builder
Address5 Bank Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick Clark, 5 Bank Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceYarra Borderers
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot XV, Row AA, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Alice May CLARK, 67 Murphy Street, Richmond, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle Captain Robert Smith; Arthur Thomas Adamson, cousin INF 22

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