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Full Name
James Clark
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
James
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
29746
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Miss A. Clark (sister), Heddon Bush, Southland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
18th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date
16 October 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
43
Page on Nominal Roll
13
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Entrenching Battalion
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
16 April 1918
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Meteren Military Cemetery, France
Grave Reference
II. M. 321.
Biographical Notes
James Clark was the son of David Fraser Clark and Sophia Clark, of Invercargill, New Zealand.
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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