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John Thomas CLARKE

Regimental numberR2085
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarrier
AddressBirnie Avenue, Beulah Estate, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 5.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Clarke, Birnie Avenue, Beulah Estate, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 34th Battery, Australian Field Artillery.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentFarrier Sergeant
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 24, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/134/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 16 April 1920
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Discharge date1 October 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Hororata', 16 April 1920; disembarked Adelaide, 8 June 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 1 October 1920.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARKE John Thomas

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