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Matthew CLARKE

Regimental number2024
Place of birthRathfriland, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinSister, Miss Sarah Clarke, Gatton College, Gatton, Queensland
Enlistment date22 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 June 1928
Place of burialToowong Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE Matthew

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