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William Whitehouse CLARKE

Regimental number796
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
Address2 Church Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Clarke, 2 Church Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date14 March 1917
Place of enlistmentLaunceston, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date15 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 22 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 15 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE William Whitehouse

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