Roll of Honour Keith Elwood Clarkson

Rank Lieutenant
Unit 805 Squadron
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation Korea, 1950-1953
Conflict Eligibility Date Korea, 1950-1953
Date of Death 05 November 1951
Place of Death Korea
Cause of Death Killed in action
Age at Death 29
Place of Association Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Source AWM149 Roll of Honour cards, Korea
Notes Lieutenant Clarkson's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Keith Elwood Clarkson's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

View circular (0 B PDF file)

Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Keith Elwood Clarkson's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Fri 21 June 2019 at 1:07am
  • Mon 02 September 2019 at 10:10pm


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.