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Full Name
Thomas Archibald Clark
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Thomas Archibald
Surname
Clark
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
8/24
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
27 August 1891
Place of Birth
Winslow, Christchurch, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
William Clark, Behrens Road, Orari, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Care of J. A. Meek, Enfield, Oamaru, New Zealand
Enlistment Date
13 August 1914
Military District
Otago
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
129
Campaigns
  • Egypt 1914, 1915
  • Balkans 1915
Military Awards
  • 1914-1915 Star
  • British War Medal (1914-1920)
  • Victory Medal
Discharge Date
31 May 1917
Last Unit Served
OtagoInfantry Regiment
Place of Death
Featherston Military Camp, Featherston, New Zealand
Date of Death
25 November 1918
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died from broncho pneumonia
Cemetery Name
Featherston cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Grave 23 B
Memorial Name
Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
  • Lieutenant Thomas Clark was the son of William and Annie Clark (Nee Grace) and husband of Malvina Annie Florence Clark (nee Beach) of 12 Morris Street, Avonside, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Service record notes: Discharged soldier employed on H.S.
Description of Image
  • Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham)
  • Featherston Cemetery Memorial, detail of names
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Further References
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Military Service Record
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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