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Full Name
William James Clark
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William James
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
8/3886
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
J. Clark (father), Tramway Road, South Invercargill, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
10th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date
4 March 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
26
Page on Nominal Roll
17
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
24 September 1916
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France
Grave Reference
IV. H. 14.
Biographical Notes
William James Clark was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Clark, of Tramway Rd., South Invercargill, New Zealand.
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Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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