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Ernest Alfred CLARKE

Regimental number2796
Place of birthTottesidge Road,Enfield Wash,Middlesex, England
SchoolChesterfield Boys School, Enfield Lock, Middlesex, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressKirks Rock, Wickepin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Oswald Clarke, 49 Raynton Road, Enfield, Wash, Middlesex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 November 1918
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ellen and the late T.O. CLARKE, 49 Raynton Road, Enfield Wash, Middx, England
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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