Percy Joseph CLARK

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CLARK, Percy Joseph

Service Number: 4517
Enlisted: 2 November 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Sandergrove, South Australia, 21 July 1885
Home Town: Strathalbyn, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Ashbourne, Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Illness (bronchitis), Fovant, England, 14 March 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Baverstock (St. Edith) Churchyard
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (WW1), OnaungaHB1*, StrathalbynHB1*, StrathalbynHB2*, StrathalbynM*
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World War 1 Service

2 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4517, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
16 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4517, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4517, 32nd Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

"...4517 Private Percy Joseph Clark, 32nd Battalion, of Strathalbyn, SA. A farmer before enlisting on 2 November 1916, he embarked from Adelaide on HMAT Berrima on 16 December 1916 with the 12th Reinforcements. He died of bronchitis in Fovant Military Hospital, England, on 14 March 1917." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)