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Hugh Vincent Clarke (27 November 1919 – 1996) was an Australian author specializing in military history.
Total Books: 20
He was born in Brisbane, Australia, on 27 November 1919 and was a cadet surveyor with the Queensland Main Roads Commission. He left the Commission to enlist in the 2/10th Field Regiment, Eighth Division in July 1940. He served as a bombardier in Malaya and in Singapore before being taken prisoner by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore. He was imprisoned in Changi Prison and also forced to work on the infamous Thai-Burma Railway.
After the war he joined the Commonwealth Public Service and became Director of Information and Public Relations for the Department of External Affairs in Canberra.
He retired because of ill health in 1976. He was married with five children.