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CLARK Walter Allan

Service number VX41816 Australian Army

As a young person Walter lived at the family farm in Yarram, he enjoyed playing cricket and football.

After Walter married he was employed as a Brick Carter for Hicks Brick Works Officer. He and Olive lived in Whiteside Road, Beaconsfield/ Officer

Walter and Olive had four children, Owen William, Errol George, Lorraine Beatrice and Darrel Walter Allan.

Sadly, Walter was “Killed in action” on 8 September 1942 and is buried at the Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea.

Name CLARK Walter Allan
Service Number VX41816 Australian Army
Rank Private
Unit 2/14 Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict Second World War 1939-1945
Date of enlistment
11 July 1940 at Caulfield Victoria
Locality on Enlistment Beaconsfield Victoria
Served Papua New Guinea
Date of discharge Killed in action
Medals awarded unknown
Born 25 August 1913 Yarram Victoria
Parents Owen Clark and Hannah
Married Olive Eileen Miles in 1935 at Fitzroy, Melbourne
Occupation Labourer on his father’s farm at Yarram