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Full Name: Mervyn Oliver Clark
Rank Last Held: Pilot Officer
Forename(s): Mervyn Oliver
Surname: Clark
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: NZ404895
Campaigns: Europe
Last Unit Served: Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF
Place of Death: Vechta, Germany
Date of Death: 18 December 1942
Age at Death: 20
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: killed in action
Cemetery Name: Rheinberg War Cemetery, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany
Grave Reference: Coll. grave 8 L. 15-18
Memorial Name: Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand
Biographical Notes:
  • Son of John and Ann Lidddle Clark of Christchurch, Canterbury.
  • Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial.
Description of Image:
  • Mervyn Oliver Clark, Weekly News
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Panel 1 (WW2), names, bronze panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 and WW2, bronze plaque. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
Further References: Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
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