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Gother Robert Carlyle CLARKE

SchoolSydney Church of England Grammar School
Other trainingSydney University, Doctor of Medicine
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressLane Cove Road, Wahroonga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinFather, Mordaunt W S Clarke, Braithwaite Bay Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name34th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 5), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mordaunt William Shipley and Georgine Alice CLARKE, Branthwaite Bay Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: [617] Captain Gother Hubert MANN MC, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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