John Joyce CLARKE

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CLARKE, John Joyce

Service Number: 390
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at Hobart
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Oxford, England, 1889
Home Town: Glengarry, West Tamar, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Warehouse Manager
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the neck from a sniper's bullet, At sea on board HS Guildford Castle, Gallipoli, 15 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave Panel 3 S.J. Nisbet Wallace officiated
Memorials: Exeter RSL WW1 Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 390, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Hobart
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 390, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 390, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Geelong, Hobart
13 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 390, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Gunshot wounds to the neck at Quinn's Post
15 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 390, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Harry Thomas clarke and Elizabeth Clarke of Wayste Court, Abington, England

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