Thomas George CLARK

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CLARK, Thomas George

Service Number: 698
Enlisted: 3 September 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Montieth, South Australia, 15 January 1894
Home Town: Murray Bridge, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Died of wounds, France, 7 September 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Puchevillers British Cemetery
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Murray Bridge Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

3 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
17 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 698, 12th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
17 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 698, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Melbourne
7 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 698, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

"THE LATE CORPORAL T. G. CLARK.

Mr. A. Clark, of Monteith, has received news that his son, Corporal T. G. Clark, died of wounds received in France on September 7, 1916. The late Corporal T. G. Clark enlisted on September 2, 1914. He sustained a sprained ankle at the landing on Gallipoli on April 25, 1915. He was sent to Malta for a few weeks, but returned to Gallipoli early in June, and stayed there until the evacuation. He arrived in France at the beginning of June. Corporal Clark was respected by all who knew him." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 07 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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