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Full Name: Bernard Allison Clark
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): Bernard Allison
Surname: Clark
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: NZ401371
Gender: Male
Next of Kin: Mrs Edith May Clark (wife), 1 Puka Street, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Married
Body on Embarkation: Royal New Zealand Air Force
Campaigns: Europe
Place of Death: Germany
Date of Death: 7 September 1941
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Killed on air operations
Cemetery Name: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Grave Reference: 25. C. 14.
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Bernard Clark was the son of Langdon Clark and Agnes Clark (nee Weir) of Hamilton. He was the husband of Edith May Clark (nee Jones) of Mount Eden, Auckland.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, a detail from a wedding photograph, 18 January 1941 (kindly provided by family)
  • Wedding, WW2, airman Bernard Allison Clark (NZ401371) and his bride Edith May Jones (kindly provided by family)
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Headstone, Reichswald Forest Cemetery, 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, shelter and seats near the entrance
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, view of graves and a shelter
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, view of graves and the shelter near the entrance in the background
Additional Information:
  • In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there.
  • Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.
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