Regimental number19367
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolAnnandale North Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone mechanic
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Reuben Slarke, 30 Marion Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSpecial Draft Reinforcements Signal Service (Egypt)
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Annandale North Public School Roll of Honour ('For King and Country'), New South Wales. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 11535 Gunner Gladstone SLARKE, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 5 October 1917; 8103 Corporal Alfred Jeffrey SLARKE, 2nd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 July 1993