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Regimental number82
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
AddressVictoria Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Clarke, 22 Moncur Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Conspicuous gallantry in extinguishing fire at ammunition dump (East of Ypres).'

FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row K, Grave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Percy and Clara CLARKE, 111 Dowling St, Sydney, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Middle East. Returned to Australia. Re-embarked as R82, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 18, from Sydney on board HMAT A67 'Orsova', 29 July 1916.

Died of wounds, 19 October 1917.

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

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