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Full Name
Francis Foley Clark
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Francis Foley
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11229
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Ploughman
Next of Kin
Mrs D. Sherriffs (sister), 24 Woodhaugh Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
12th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date
1 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ulimaroa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
30
Page on Nominal Roll
12
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
24 December 1917
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Biographical Notes
Francis Clark was the son of James Ingram Clark and Charlotte Clark, of Callardo Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland. Native of Aberdeen. Scotland.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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