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James Alfred CLARKE

Regimental number1474
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
True NameWILCOX, Reginald James
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationImprover
AddressSalvation Army, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinA C Clarke, 18 High Street, Horsham, Kent, England
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date17 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1470
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Discharge date3 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE James Alfred

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