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 “.