Montmorency Sydney CLARK

Badge Number: S14491, Sub Branch: State

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
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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

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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.