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Thomas Patrick CLARKE

Regimental number1928
Date of birth19 December 1895
Place of birthNarromine, New South Wales
SchoolNarromine Convent School (Catholic); Narromine, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
Address38 Holmwood Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Clarke, 38 Holmwood Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Pneumonia
FateDied of disease 8 December 1916
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWandsworth Cemetery (Aust. 26), London.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth CLARKE, 228, Trafalgar Street, Annandale, New South Wales. Native of Junee, New South Wales
Other detailsService at Gallipoli, wounded at Lone Pine and invalided to Heliopolis, Egypt. Returned to duty before the Evacuation. Service in France, contracted pneumonia and died in Wandsworth Hospital
Date of death8 December 1916
Place of burialWandsworth Cemetery, England

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