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James CLARKE

Regimental number3934
Place of birthHaslingden, Lancashire, England
SchoolHigher Grade School, Haslingden, England and Technical School, Launceston, Tasmania
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
Address64 Lord Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, S Clarke, 64 Lord Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Broncho-pneumonia, Sutton Neury Hospital
FateDied of disease 30 March 1919
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHaslingdon Old Concregational Churchyard (Grave No. 73), Lancashire
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David Siddall and Hetty CLARK. Born at Haslingden, Lanc., England
Family/military connectionsNil

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