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Full Name
John Gregor Clark
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John Gregor
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/3655
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm labourer
Next of Kin
S. Clark (brother), Methven, Canterbury, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
9th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation Date
8 January 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
21
Page on Nominal Roll
24
Other Units
2nd Trench Mortar Battery
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
26 December 1916
Age at Death
29
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference
I. L. 31.
Biographical Notes
John Gregor Clark was the son of William and Mary Clark, of Lyne, Cawdor, 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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