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Claude Ernest CLARKE

Regimental number1817
Place of birthDeloraine, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressBarrack Street, Deloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Clarke, Barrack Street, Deloraine, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ellen CLARKE (d. 3 November 1921, aged 74.6, bu. St Mark's Anglican Churchyard, Deloraine, Tasmania)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Died in Australian General Hospital, Launceston.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 September 1919
Age at death31
Place of burialSt Mark's Anglican Churchyard, Deloraine, Tasmania

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