Eric Gordon CLARK


CLARK, Eric Gordon

Service Number: 240
Enlisted: 20 October 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Walkerville, South Australia, Australia, 10 December 1893
Home Town: Wayville, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Hogg's Academy
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 28 June 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row B, Grave 22 Rev. E. Makeham officiated Headstone inscription reads:The Lord shall be thine everlasting light., Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board, Unley Wayville Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 240, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 240, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Karroo, Melbourne
28 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 240, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Clark and Harriet Frances Jane Clark later known as Harriet Frances Jane Herbert nee Long of 1 Young Street, Wayville, SA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal