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Horatio St. John CLARKE

Regimental number1208
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Youngera', Yarra Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.4
Height5' 7.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Clarke, 'Youngera', Yarra Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cameron Scouts, South Africa (Boer War); previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth.
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollCyclists' Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Discharge date7 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orita', 23 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit: synovitis, knee joint), Melbourne, 7 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 July 1961
Age at death82
Place of burialBoroondarah Cemetery, Kew, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE Horatio St. John

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