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Matthew CLARKE

Regimental number1322
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Glenora, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPO, Broken Hill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinAunt, Sarah Fagan, Bushy Park, Macquire Plain Station, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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