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Arthur Joseph Stanley CLARKE

Regimental number52
Place of birthWattle Flat, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressWattle Flat, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Clarke, Wattle Flat, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16 February 1915; TOS, 27th Btn 16 March 1915.
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot VI, Row J, Grave No. 1), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Wattle Flat, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3229 Pte Sydney Norman CLARKE, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919; 884 Pte Francis Andrew CLARKE, 15th Bn, killed in action, 17 August 1915.

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