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Regimental number8972
Place of birthMorecombe, Lancashire, England
SchoolMorecombe Council School, Lancashire, England
Other trainingSt John Ambulance
Age on arrival in Australia32
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs L E Clarke, Central Avenue, Chester Park, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, 14th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Stationary Hospital
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied Endocarditis and pneumonia at Kitchener's Hospital, Brighton, England.
FateDied of disease 16 November 1916
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialMorecambe (Torrisholme), Cemetery (F. Green. 6), Lancashire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Barrow and Jane CLARKE, husband of Lily Ethel CLARKE, 31 Pedder Street, Morecambe, England

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