Matthew CLARK

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CLARK, Matthew

Service Number: 1322
Enlisted: 28 November 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia , date not yet discovered
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: State School, Glenora, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 30 July 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
II G 3
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Bushy Park War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, Adelaide, South Australia
2 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1322, 10th Infantry Battalion
2 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1322, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
30 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1322, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by St Peter's Woodlands Grammar School

Matthew Clarke was born in Hobart Tasmania. He attended the state school of Glenora. He was a Roman Catholic and grew up to be a miner. He enlisted in the Australian military on the 28th of November 1914 as a private. He was in the 10th battalion in the 2nd reinforcement. He embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 on the 2nd February 1915. Matthew Clarke was Killed in Action 10 August 1915. I am very thankful for people like Matthew who served our country well.