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John Robert CLARK

Regimental number3171
Place of birthOrroroo, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAgent
AddressHallett, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.7
Height5' 7.5"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Clark, Orroroo, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Karmala on 8 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Discharge date1 November 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Port Darwin', 12 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit: intestinal obstruction/acute appendicitis), Adelaide, 1 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1942
Age at death57
Place of burialHallett Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARK John Robert

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