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William CLARKIN

Regimental number1522
Place of birthBunyip, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinBrother, L Clarkin, Iona, Victoria
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 7 December 1914 - 7 Battalion 3rd Reinforcement; taken on strength 7 Battalion 8 May 1915; wounded Lone Pine, Gallipoli 8 August 1915; mortally wounded Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, and taken prisoner.
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialCandry Old Communal Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Bunyip, Victoria

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