Max Joshua Clark DSC, RAN

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1 Jan 1920 Cadet
15 May 1924 Mid.
15 Sep 1926 A/S.Lt.
30 Jul 1927 S.Lt.
30 Sep 1929 Lt.
30 Sep 1937 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Cdr.

Retired: 30 Mar 1966


8 Jan 1942 DSC
1 Jan 1958 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Max Joshua Clark, RAN

HMAS Nizam (G 38)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer19 Dec 194025 Jan 1943
HMAS Warramunga (I 44)Cdr.Destroyer19 Apr 19452 Dec 1946

Career information

Transferred to the Emergency List on 30 March 1957.

Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMAS Nizam (G 38)

18 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMAS Nizam (Lt.Cdr M.J. Clark, DSC, RAN) is docked in the Duncan Dry Dock at the Bombay Dockyard. (1)

22 Apr 1942
HMAS Nizam (Lt.Cdr M.J. Clark, DSC, RAN) is undocked. (1)

8 Oct 1942
HMAS Nizam (Cdr. M.J. Clark, DSO, RAN) picks up survivors from the Greek merchant Koumoundouros and the Dutch merchant Gaastekerk that were torpedoed and sunk earlier that day by German U-boat U-68 south-west of Cape Point, South Africa.


  1. ADM 53/115497

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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