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Harry Corben CLARK

Regimental number871
Place of birth52 Willington Road, Stockwell, London, England
SchoolHaselrigge Road Council School, Clapham, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
OccupationGymnastic instructor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMrs E S Clark, 67 Parkham Road, Gosport Hants, England
Previous military serviceA few years in Duke of Cornwell's Regt, Bermuda.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).
Recommendation date: 26 April 1915

FateKilled in Action 20 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death20 May 1915
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Emma Susan CLARK, Priory Road, Hardway, Gasport, Hants., England. Native of Stockwell, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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