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Full Name
Thomas Clark
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Thomas
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
56137
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Bushman
Next of Kin
Mrs A. Clark (stepmother), Dargaville, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
29th Reinforcements F Company
Embarkation Date
13 August 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ruahine
Destination
Glasgow, Scotland
Nominal Roll Footnotes
Died at sea, 26th August, 1917.
Nominal Roll Number
70
Page on Nominal Roll
19
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Infantry
Place of Death
At Sea crossing to New Zealand
Date of Death
26 August 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of meningitis
Memorial Name
Auckland Provincial Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Stepson of Mrs. A. Clark, of Argyle St., Avondale, Auckland.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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