Charles Thomas CLARKE

Regimental number5345
Place of birthJier Via Yass New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPO, Jeir, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C. Clarke, Post Office, Jeir, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 March 1917
Place of death or woundingCambria Road via Bapaume, France
Age at death22.6
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Nicholas Church, Jeir (now demolished). Parents: Charles and Emily CLARKE, Arneville, Jeir Post Office, Yass, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal