Charles Henry CLARKE

49th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 3547.

Died of Illness, 7 March 1916, Tel El Kibir, Egypt.

Biographical Details

Born: 7 April 1883 at Mount Britton via Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Charles Henry CLARK.

Mother: Emily GIBSON.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: Christian Brothers (Catholic) College.

Occupation: Seaman.

 

Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 19 August 1915

Address at Enlistment: 6th  Street, South Townsville, Queensland.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

21 October 1915 with 9th  Battalion,

11th  Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on Ship H.M.A.T.  A48 "Seang Bee".

Cause of Death: Died of Illness on 7 March 1916 while serving with 49th  Battalion at Tel el Kibir, Egypt at the age of 32 years.

Burial place: Tel El Kibir War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt; Grave No 2.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. Watson, 6th Street, South Townsville, QLD.

Religion: Roman Catholic.

 

Commemorative Details

Memorials:

Panel 147,  Australian War Memorial;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

 

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