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Full Name
Jocelyn Clark
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Jocelyn
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
25/738
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
3 May 1891
Place of Birth
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Religion
Church of England
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Henry Charles Clark (father), Maramarua, Waikato, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Maramarua, Waikato, New Zealand
Physical Description
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight: 11 stone
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Reddy brown
Enlistment Date
12 October 1915
Age on Enlistment
24
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
3rd Battalion, A Company
Embarkation Date
5 February 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ulimaroa
Destination
Suez,Egypt (12 March 1916)
Nominal Roll Number
24
Page on Nominal Roll
2
Campaigns
  • Egypt
  • Western Europe
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, A Company
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
15 September 1916
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Biographical Notes
Jocelyn Clark was the son of Henry Charles and Catherine Clark, of Maramarua, New Zealand
Description of Image
Portrait, standing, hands behind back
Archives NZ source
Further References
360 photographic view, Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, France. URL: http://www.todayisfree.com/360-173-New-Zealand-monument-173
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Military Service Record
  • Cenotaph data entry form
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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