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Edwin Joseph Chatfield CLARKE

Regimental number3059
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolBurwood Superior public school
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address'Iona', Park Avenue, Burwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, A B Clarke, Park Avenue, Burwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3059A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCroix-du-Bac British Cemetery Steenwerck (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur B and May CLARKE, Park Avenue, Buwood, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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