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Herbert James CLARKE

Regimental number2642
Place of birthRutherglen, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRutherglen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Herbert Clarke, 47 Greville Street, Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2627 Pte Norman Henry CLARKE, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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