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David CLARK

Regimental number2041
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
SchoolKileriggan Boarding School, Argyleshire, Scotland
Other trainingArchitect
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinAlex Clark, 39 Argyle Crescent, Portobello, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of cerebro-spinal fever - wounded Gallipoli
FateDied of disease 19 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death19 December 1915
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWoolwich Cemetery (Eow F, Grave No. 41), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David John and Annie CLARK, 39 Argyle Crescent, Portobello, Edingburgh, Scotland

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