Lionel Robert CLARKE

Regimental number1235
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt. Elmo, King Street, Mascot, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. May Clarke, 'Daisy Ville,' 4 Elsham Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied 41st Casualty Clearing Station
FateDied of wounds 3 August 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGodewaersvelde British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Edward and May CLARKE, "Hollyridge", Elsham Road, Auburn, New South Wales. Native of Merrylands, New South Wales