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Full Name
John Clark
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
29747
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
W. Clark (father), Menzies Ferry, Southland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
18th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation Date
11 October 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
43
Page on Nominal Roll
10
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
16 August 1917
Age at Death
19
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Biographical Notes
  • John Clark was the son of William and Mary Clark, of Menzies Ferry, Invercargill. Native of Makarewa.
  • His brother, Robert Clark (2/2794), was also killed in World War 1.
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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