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Edward Joseph CLARK

Regimental number1529
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoiler maker
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36.7
Height5' 5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Laura May Clark, 9 Pennell Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal Fitter
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLCPL Fitter
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Railway Company
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date7 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit: nervous dyspepsia), 7 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death23 January 1946
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARK Edward Joseph

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