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John Leslie CLARKE

Regimental number2349
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
SchoolBalranald State School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTocumwal, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Miss Alice Clarke, Tocumwal, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Broncho Pneumonia, Codford Hospital, England
FateDied of disease 1 March 1919
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialWiltshire Military Cemetery, North Tidworth (Row A, Grave No. 78), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice Murphy CLARK, husband of Sarah CLARKE, Tocumwal, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6713 Pte Ottie CLARKE, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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