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Full Name
William Garfield Clark
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
William Garfield
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
3/1005
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Samuel B. Clark (father), 126 Victoria Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Hunter Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
Military District
Otago
Body on Embarkation
1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
Medical Corps
Embarkation Date
9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
129
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Medical Corps
Place of Death
New Zealand
Date of Death
11 November 1918
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Oamaru (Old) Cemetery, Perth Street -Test Street - Greta Street, Oamaru, Waitaki District, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Block 139. Grave 21-22.
Biographical Notes
William Garfield Clark was the son of Samuel and Edith Clark (nee Watkins); husband of E. M. Clark, of Eden St., Oamaru. Born at Melbourne, Australia. Served in Egypt and in France.
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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
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