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John Joseph CLARK

Regimental number1096
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBorah Station, Manilla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.75"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinNil
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Place of enlistmentWest Maitland, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date28 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Benalla', 1 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 July 1916.

Marched out to Fargo Military Hospital, 10 August 1916; admitted to military Hospital, 11 August 1916 (pleurisy).

Found guilty, 2 October 1916, of being absent without leave, 9.00 am, 27 September, to 12.00 pm, 1 October 1916: awarded 10 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited total of 5 days' pay. Marched into 9th Training Bn, Durrington, from 3rd Division details, 12 December 1916; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 9 February 1917; moved out for return to Australia, 6 April 1917.

Embarked Devonport on HT 'Themistocles', 4 May 1917. Discharged as being medically unfit for service, Sydney, 28 July 1917 (debility and senility).

Medals: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARK John Joseph

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