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Full Name
Leslie Goldie Clark
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Leslie Goldie
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12/707
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
John Clark, Karaka, Runciman Post-office, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Karaka, Runciman, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Auckland, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Star of India or Waimana
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
128
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Battalion, 16th (Waikato) Company
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
8 May 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey
  • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand
  • Papakura - Karaka War Memorial, Great South Road, Papakura, New Zealand
  • Memorial, Selwyn Chapel at Christ Church (Anglican), 40 Coles Crescent, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Memorial Stone, Selwyn Chapel at Christ Church (Anglican), 40 Coles Crescent, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland
Obituary
Obituary: Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1915.
Biographical Notes
  • Leslie Clark was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark, of Runciman, Auckland.
  • Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club
  • Remembered on the Papakura - Karaka War Memorial
  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
  • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, Panel 1, bronze plaque, names Brown - Darrow (Photo P. Baker 2008)
  • Memorial WW1 inside Selwyn Chapel at Christ Church (Anglican), Papakura, Auckland (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Memorial, names: middle column, Selwyn Chapel at Christ Church (Anglican), Papakura, Auckland (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Memorial Stone - For Peace & Victory, WW1, laid September 1922, outside, Selwyn Chapel at Christ Church (Anglican), Papakura,
  • Selwyn Chapel at Christ Church (Anglican), Papakura, Auckland, view 1 with Memorial Stone laid 1922 (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Selwyn Chapel at Christ Church (Anglican), Papakura, Auckland, (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Papakura-Karaka War Memorial, Names (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Papakura-Karaka War Memorial View 1 (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Papakura-Karaka War Memorial View 2 (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Papakura-Karaka War Memorial View 3 (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Papakura-Karaka War Memorial, WW1 Commemoration panel, lion at foot (photo John Halpin 2010)
  • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, Auckland (image I. Appleton July 2012)
Archives NZ source
Further References
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Auckland Grammar School chronicle. [1913-]. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School.
  • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z., David Bateman.
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