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Hercules Lionel CLARKE

Regimental number1582
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPrivate and State Schools, Rose Bay, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressMurrieverie Road, North Bondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, B Clarke, Murrieverie Road, North Bondi, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularThe deceased was of fine physique and of jovial disposition, being a good commedian and imitator of Harry Lauder's character songs
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death32
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1592 Pte Julius Ordo CLARKE, Light Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action ........
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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