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Regimental number1157
Place of birthChesterfield, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressMylba Orange Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Clark, 40 Banklow Road near Rotherham, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 6th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, African War.
Enlistment date20 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-22 September 1917
Date of death20 September 1917
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialLarch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 11), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David Albert and Mary Ann CLARK, 40 Canklow Road, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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