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William Henry CLARKE

Regimental number3486
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph's Christian Brothers, Rozelle, NSW (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHill Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Mrs N Elliott, 28 Raper Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death30
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Mary CLARKE. Born at Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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