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Bernard Henry CLARKE

Regimental number460
Place of birthTarlee, South Australia
OccupationMinister (student)
AddressTarlee, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 0"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sophie Jane Clarke, Tarlee, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 1 year of Lucindale Rifle Club.
Enlistment date26 May 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Caltowie War Memorial Tablet, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis. Commemorated in Tarlee Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: William Angus (d. 15 September 1936, aged 75; bu. Tarlee Cemetery) and Sophie Jane (d. 1 April 1941, aged 71; bu. Tarlee Cemetery) CLARKE
Family/military connectionsBrother: 461 Pte William Angus CLARKE, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 28 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE Bernard Henry

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