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Herbert CLARKE

Regimental number1456
Place of birthLinton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSkipton, via Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.11
Height5' 10.5"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clarke, Skipton, via Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date18 September 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 21 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 7 June 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: phthisis), Sydney, 18 September 1918.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death3 December 1939
Age at death55
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales

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