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Full Name
Stanley Maris Clark
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Stanley Maris
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
13/29
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
R. Maris Clark (father), Hobson Buildings, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Wharepuhunga, Kihikihi, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Star of India or Waimana
Destination
Suez,Egypt (3 December 1914)
Page on Nominal Roll
129
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
6 August 1915
Age at Death
35
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 2
Biographical Notes
  • Eldest son of Richard Maris Clark and Cora Juliett Clark, of Onslow Rd, Epsom, Auckland.
  • Served in the Anglo-Boer War.
  • Clark was a keen rugby player and rower in Dunedin and Auckland.
  • He was killed in action in a night attack during the August Offensive on 6 August 1915 or possibly in the early hours of 7 August.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source
Further References
Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z., David Bateman.
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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