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Full Name
Thomas Lauder Clark
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Thomas Lauder
Surname
Clark
War
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
  • 9267
  • 13/33
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Mrs Clark (mother), 53 Calliope Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
53 Calliope Road, Deveonport Auckland, 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)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
129
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
8 August 1915
Age at Death
38
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
  • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Roll of Honour, Devonport Primary School, granite tablet, 18 Kerr Street, Devonport, Auckland
Memorial Reference
Panel 2
Biographical Notes
  • Father: Thomas Watson Clark ,of 64 Lake Rd, Devonport, Auckland.
  • Mother: Mary Hannah Clark
  • Thomas Lauder Clark's son served in WW2
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
  • Names, Roll of Honour, granite tablet, Devonport Primary School (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • Detail, plinth, Roll of Honour, granite tablet, Devonport Primary School (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • View, Roll of Honour, granite tablet, Devonport Primary School (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • View from road, Roll of Honour, granite tablet, Devonport Primary School (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • Name panel, WW1, Devonport War Memorial (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • Devonport War Memorial (photo J. Halpin 2012)
Archives NZ source
Further References
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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