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Frederick William CLARKE

Regimental number12798
Date of birth18 September 1890
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs S C Clarke, Black Rock, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces; left the district.
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Place of enlistmentQuorn, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Discharge date23 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 21 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit: old injury to back), Adelaide, 23 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 August 1957
Age at death66
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE Frederick William

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