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Cecil Richard CLARKE

Regimental number2880
Place of birthTumblong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTumbalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alfred Clarke, Tumbalong, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Captured whilst in the 17th Battalion at Morchies, France, 15 April 1917 (wounded right leg and side). Held at Dulman, Mersburg, Wittenberg, Germany. Arrived Hull, England, 4 January 1919. Reported to the Red Cross 7 January 1918. Returned to Australia 2 March 1919

Date of death12 December 1982

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