|Place of birth||Warnertown, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Warnertown, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24.8|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Margaret Clarke, Warnertown, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||43rd Battalion, Headquarters|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||43rd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
War service: Western Front
Appointed Corporal, England, 1 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 November 1916.
On leave to Paris,31 October 1917; rejoined 43rd Bn from leave, 13 November 1917.
Appointed Sergeant, 24 November 1917.
Detached to Veterinary School, St Omer, 14 December 1917; rejoined Bn, 28 December 1917.
Detached to Brigade NCOs' School, 28 December 1917.
Awarded Military Medal.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 12 January 1918 (gonorrhoea); transferred to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 17 January 1918; discharged to Base Details, 22 February 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 42 days; rejoined 43rd Bn, in the field, 9 March 1918.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 June 1918 (haemorrhoids); transferred to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport, 18 June 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 21 June 1918; admitted to 40th Stationary Hospital, Harfleur, 23 June 1918 (piles); discharged to Base Depot, 27 July 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 5 August 1918.
On leave to England, 29 October 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 17 November 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 3 May 1919.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 12 May 1919 (venereal disease); discharged to Command Depot, Parkhouse, 5 July 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 55 days.
Found guilty, 10 July 1919, of failing to obey Guard Standing Orders in that he failed to supply an escort when escorting prisoners: reprimanded.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 2 August 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 2 November 1919.Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||89|
|Place of burial||Crystal Brook Cemetery, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CLARKE James Henry|