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Charles CLARKE

Regimental number6187
Place of birthTenterfield, New South Wales
SchoolPrivate School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKillarney, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Clarke, 110 Kent Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date19 August 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 7), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Killarney Cemetery, Queensland. Parents: Thomas and Eliza CLARKE. Native of Tenterfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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