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Soldier profiles

Name : CLARK, HAROLD RONALD
Service Number : VX17597
Date of Birth : 04/11/1905
Place of Birth : MILDURA, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : BLOCK WORK
Date of Enlistment : 27/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MILDURA, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : CLARK, ELSIE
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : N/A
Actions : N/A
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 17/10/1940
Age at Death : 34
Community Roll of Honour : MILDURA (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : MILDURA PUBLIC CEMETERY, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. C. OF E. PLOT. SEC. E. GRAVE 11. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 17/10/1940 / ACCIDENTAL BULLET RICOCHET OFF TREE / RANGE J, PUCKAPUNYAL CAMP, SEYMOUR, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6212424 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 62kB),   Past article (size 121kB)

Background : Son of Henry John Jordon Clark and Florence Beatrix York Clark, of Mildura, husband of Elsie Helon Clark, of Mildura. Bullet ricocheted after striking a tree on Range J, Puckapunyal, Victoria and killed Harold Ronald Clark, 34 on October 17.