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Alfred Clarke

Private

6th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss S. Carey
  • Plaque: 3248

Additional Info

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Biography

Alfred Raymond Clarke was born in Kingston. He enlisted from Albert Park when he was employed as a blacksmith. He was single and 18 years old when he joined on 7th July 1915. He was posted to 58th lnfantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3266. After initial training in Egypt he was transferred to the 60th Infantry Battalion and moved to France. He was wounded in action near Fromelles 22nd July1916, and evacuated to 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station where he died that day. He is buried at Hamelet, but was later re-interred at Bailleul Communal Cemetery, France. Tree No. 3248

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour