Aubrey H. Clarke

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Aubrey Harold Clarke served with the AIF during World War One.

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History

Clarke was born in Ballarat East in 1895, the son of Mary Clarke and William James White.[1] After leaving school he worked as a mattress maker for Tunbridges for four years.[2]

He joined the AIF on 16 July 1915.[2]

After the war he joined the Electric Supply Company of Victoria and started work as a casual motorman on 5 December 1919.[3] He was temporarily placed on track work during winter months, then appointed to a permanent position on 15 October 1920.[3] Clarke was dismissed 21 February 1922 for unsatisfactory driving.[3]

Clarke died in Bendigo in 1971.[4]

Legacy

World War One service recognised on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour.

See also

Notes

References

  1. Federation Index Victoria 1888-1901, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1895 Births, Ref. No. 660, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1997
  2. 2.0 2.1 National Archives of Australia, World War I records, B2455, CLARKE A H, SERN 4301, http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx accessed 14 December 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Tramway Staff, Ballarat Tramways, Electric Supply Co. Staff Register, pg. XX, Ballarat Tramway Museum Archives, No. 6100
  4. Death Index Victoria 1888-1901, Index to Deaths in Victoria, 1971 Deaths, Ref. No. 1283, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998

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--Beth Kicinski 12:48, 19 June 2013 (EST)

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