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Full Name
William McLean Clark
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
William McLean
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
53318
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
William Clark (father), Crichton, Lovell's Flat, Otago, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
Reinforcements J Company
Embarkation Date
16 July 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Athenic
Destination
Liverpool, England
Nominal Roll Number
68
Page on Nominal Roll
13
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
6 April 1918
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France
Grave Reference
I. I. 5.
Biographical Notes
William McLean Clark was the son of William and Elizabeth L. Clark, of The Triangle, Kelso, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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