CLARKE, James Sydney

Service Number –   WX 7625.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   2/4  Machine  Gun  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   10  August  1940.

Date  of  Birth-  9  June  1921.

Place  of  Birth-  Bunbury,  W. A.

Address on Enlistment –   Picton  Junction,  W. A.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  James  Charles  Clarke,  Mother-  Nellie  Margaret  Clarke,  both  of  Picton  Junction,  W. A.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   13  August  1943.

Place –   Myanmar ( Thai-  Burma  Railroad )- Prisoner  of  War.

Age at Death –   25.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Thanbyuzayat  War  Cemetery,  Myanmar ( A3,  C,  20 ).


” Thanks to John Shaw for advising the Correct Date of Birth for James Sydney CLARKE.
Date of Birth is 9/06/1921 ( Refer Wellington No. 260/21 )
James had enlisted with Date of Birth quoted as 9/06/1918, in order to be eligible for Enlistment “.

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