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Record detail

Full Name
Bernard Allison Clark
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
Bernard Allison
Surname
Clark
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
NZ401371
Gender
Male
Next of Kin
Mrs Edith May Clark (wife), 1 Puka Street, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Body on Embarkation
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Campaigns
Europe
Place of Death
Germany
Date of Death
7 September 1941
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed on air operations
Cemetery Name
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Grave Reference
25. C. 14.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Bernard Clark was the son of Langdon Clark and Agnes Clark (nee Weir) of Hamilton. He was the husband of Edith May Clark (nee Jones) of Mount Eden, Auckland.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, a detail from a wedding photograph, 18 January 1941 (kindly provided by family)
  • Wedding, WW2, airman Bernard Allison Clark (NZ401371) and his bride Edith May Jones (kindly provided by family)
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Headstone, Reichswald Forest Cemetery, 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, shelter and seats near the entrance
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, view of graves and a shelter
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, view of graves and the shelter near the entrance in the background
Additional Information
  • In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there.
  • Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.
Further References
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum