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Cornelius Lee CLARKE

Regimental number2904
Place of birthAppila, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressAppila-Yarrowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.7
Height5' 8.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Thomas Clarke, Appila-Yarrowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CLARKE Cornelius Leo NR
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 12 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 16 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE Cornelius Lee

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