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Cecil Herbert CLARK

Regimental number2883
Place of birthPicton New South Wales
SchoolProvisional, afterwards Stott & Hoare, business college
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressRozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anne Clark, Picton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death33.9
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ann CLARK. Born at Picton, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsPte F P Doust, cousin, died of wounds, Pte G Witts, Nephew
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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