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Aubrey H. Clarke


5th Pioneer Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Miss E. Calvert
  • Plaque: 3291

Additional Info

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Born in Ballarat, Victoria and a Mattress maker by Occupation, Aubrey Harold Clarke was 20 years and single when enlisted on the 16th of July 1915 in the 24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 4301. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 'Wiltshire' on the 7th of March 1916. Wounded in action on the 5th of August 1916 and admitted to 1st Australian Causality Clearing Station with Shell Shock and transferred to 30th General Hospital Calais; admitted to 5th DRS with Debility on the 16th of February 1917; admitted to the 15th Australian Field Ambulance with Influenza on the 23rd of June 1918 and 12th of March 1919; admitted to King George Hospital, England, with Influenza on the 7th of April 1919. On the 25th of July 1919 admitted to ship's hospital with Contusions. Embarked return to Australia per 'Port Lyttleton' on the 10th of June 1919 and Disembarked on the 5th of August 1919 and Discharged from the A.I.F. at Melbourne, Military Unit, disability on the 21st of November 1919. Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll) *Noted CLARKE Aubrey Harold NR Tree No. 3291

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour