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Eric Gordon CLARK

Regimental number240
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolHoggs Academy, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriett F J Herbert, Young Street, Wayville, South Australia
Enlistment date20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingWalker's Ridge, Gallipoli
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 22), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Harriet Frances Jane CLARK, 1 Young Street, Wayville, South Australia
Family/military connectionsThere were three other brothers in the AIF
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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