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William CLARK

Regimental number423
Place of birthCraigton near Milngavie, Glasgow, Scotland
SchoolCraigton Public and Bearsiham Higher Grade School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDairyman
Address3 Port Fairy Road, Penshurst, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Walter Clark, 3 Port Fairy Road, Penshurst, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Lance Corporal, 1st Milngavie Coy Boys Brigade, Scotland
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 June 1919
Place of death or woundingBetween Villers-Bretonneux and Amiens, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Jane Stewart CLARK, 3 Port Fairy Road, Penshurst, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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