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Roy Marcus CLARK

Regimental number37393
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address143 Livingstone Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.5
Height5' 10"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Clark, 'Strathowin', Boomerang Street, Turramurra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 35th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date6 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1918
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHancourt British Cemetery (C, 2), Hancourt, Picardie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Rosina CLARK, 5 Bryon Street, Glenelg, South Australia, and the late William CLARK
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4487 Pte Cuthbert Theodore CLARK, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917; brother-in- law, LT William Frederick CLARK MC, 55th Bn, killed in action, 17 April 1918;
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 5 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 12 December 1917.

Embarked Alexandria, 18 December 1917; disembarked Taranto, 22 December 1917.

Disembarked Southampton, 5 January 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 13 March 1918; taken on strength, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, 26 March 1918.

Killed in action, 19 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARK Roy Marcus

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