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, Adelaide Treasurer and Chief Secretary Roll of Honour, 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, 240, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1,

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11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 240, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Karroo, Melbourne
28 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 240, 9th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 240 awm_unit: 9 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-06-28

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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