James Clark

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 09.03.1917
  • Place of enlistment: Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
  • Service no: 706a
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 11.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV. I. 15.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: December 1898
  • Place of Birth: Marybourgh, Queensland, Australia
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Labourer
  • Mother:

    Mary Clark, 133 Dock St, Dundee

  • Father:

    George Clark (foster father) 45 Derham St, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Clark

James is listed on both the original Dundee Roll of Honour and the Peoples Journal War Memorial Supplement. For more information on James, visit his Service Record

James Clark    706   Australian Infantry

Killed in action 11th Aug 1918

Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres  IV. I. 15. France.

Foster son of George Clark, of 45, Derham St., Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Born at Maryborough, Queensland.

Private James Clark (19), Australians, son of Mrs George Clark, 133 Seagate, killed. Pte. Clark came to this country with his family two years ago, and went back to Australia six months later to join up with his own men.  While in the city he was employed at the East Station.

Dundee People’s Journal 7th September 1918

CLARKKilled in action, on 11th August 1918, Private James Clark, aged 19, Australian Machine Gun Section, beloved son of George and Mary Clark, 133 Seagate, and late of Maryborough, Queensland.

Dundee People’s Journal 7th September 1918

Information and additional image very kindly researched and supplied by Michael Caldwell

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