Montmorency Sydney CLARK

Badge Number: S14491, Sub Branch: State
S14491

CLARK, Montmorency Sydney

Service Numbers: 19349, S86176
Enlisted: 11 April 1917, Port Pirie, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 6th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 16 September 1897
Home Town: Orroroo, Orroroo/Carrieton, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, South Australia, 13 February 1968, aged 70 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National Australia Bank WW1 Honour Board, Eudunda Arch Gates, Jamestown Soldier's Memorial Park Arch, Jamestown St James Anglican Church Stained Glass Windows and Turner Brothers Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 19349, Port Pirie, South Australia
2 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 19349, 14th Australian General Hospital, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
2 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 19349, 14th Australian General Hospital, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 19349, Army Medical Corps (AIF)

World War 2 Service

27 Apr 1943: Involvement Sergeant, SN S86176, 6th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
27 Apr 1943: Enlisted Orroroo, SA
27 Apr 1943: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN S86176
6 Sep 1944: Discharged

Help us honour Montmorency Sydney Clark's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography

Rootsweb ID: I36273 Birth Recofrd 16 Sep 1897 in Norwood, South Australia,

Mother, Mrs Ellen Clark, Jamestown, South Australia

Previous service:  2yrs in Cadets as a Lieutenant
                          6mths as Sergeant in CMF

Described on enlisting as 19yrs 7mths old; single; ' 10.5" tall; 142 lbs;
dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair; Church of England

14/4/1917      enlisted at Port Pirie, SA

2/11/1917      embarked from Port of Melbourne, VIC, onboard HMAT A73 Commonwealth
                     as a Private in 14th Australian General Hospital, 1917 Egypt Reinforcements

10/12/1917    marched in to reinforcement camp at Moascar, Suez, Egypt

3/1/1918        marched out to 7th Sanistray Section, Moascar

18/8/1918      sick with malaria malignant - dangerously ill
                     admitted to 36th Stationary Hospital

 

Private in  14th Australian General Hospital

1/1/1919        returned to Australia onboard HT Aneas
5/2/1919        disembarked into Australia

14/3/1917      discharged from service

Medals:          Victory medal (20968) and British War medal (21563)

Total service:   1 year 335 days (1 years 106 days overseas)

Married:          Majory Nell CLARK (nee Weston)
                     d. 19/10/1936 aged 38 years. (Daughter of Mark Weston)
                     buried in Crystal Brook Cemetery

13/2/1968      passed away
buried in:

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  9/5/2016.  Lest we forget.

Thank you to Kaye Bottrall, Jamestown, SA for her information.

Read more...