16 Driver Marcus Adamson Clark
One of the youngest to volunteer was 19 year old 16 Marcus Adamson Clark, another strapping young fellow from country Narandera. He was a blacksmith and farrier and at 5 ft 10” and 12 stone he was one of the youngest and fittest in the company. He also couldn’t wait to get on a horse and get to Sydney as quickly as possible to enlist as he enlisted on the 1st day and was assigned service number 16.
Marcus was also a skilled Horseman and was featured in the Sydney Mail in January 1916.
Marcus Clark’s story is available and offers some insights into the driver’s of the 1st FCE.
Please read his story……………..click here