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King Richard CLARK

Regimental number2617
Place of birthElsworth, Cambridgeshire, England
SchoolElsworth Church of England School, Cambridgeshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRobert Street, South Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alfred King Clark, Brook Street, Elsworth, Cambridgeshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2617A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXIX, Row F, Grave No 16), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred King and E. CLARK, Brockley Road, Elseworth, Cambridgeshire, England
Other details

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

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