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Full Name
Aaron Anderson Clarke
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Aaron Anderson
Surname
Clarke
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11/20
Place of Birth
Ireland
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
R. Clarke (father), 8 Nelson Street, Petone, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Nelson Street, Petone, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Orari or Arawa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
129
Last Unit Served
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Egypt to Gallipoli
Date of Death
20 July 1915
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
B. 298.
Biographical Notes
Aaron Clarke was the son of William and Isabelle Clarke.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
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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