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John CLARKE

Regimental number406
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
Address127 Forrest Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Wm Henry Clarke, 127 Forrest Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military service86th Infantry
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 10 January 1916; taken on strength 4 April 1916; transferred to 11 Battalion 1 October 1916; wounded at Bullecourt 8 May 1917; mortally wounded 10 August 1918.
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme
Age at death23
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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