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Donald Drummond CLARKSON

Regimental number7257
Place of birthToodyay, Western Australia
SchoolGrammar School, Fremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressToodyay, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Clarkson, Mary Street, Como, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Ormonde on 13 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBeaurevoir, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Barnard Lionel and Isabel CLARKSON, husband of Helen CLARKSON, "Braybrook", Toodyay, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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