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Full Name: Maurice Charles Clarke
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): Maurice Charles
Surname: Clarke
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 83190
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Shepherd
Next of Kin: Mr C.B. Clarke (father), 37 Wellesley Street West, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: C/o D.R. Mont, South head, Helensville, New Zealand
Military District: Wanganui
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Anti-Tank Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 76
Campaigns: Italy
Last Unit Served: 20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 25 October 1944
Age at Death: 26
Year of Death: 1944
Cemetery Name: Ancona War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: I. K. 1.
Memorial Name: Kaipara Memorial RSA, 49 Commercial Road, Helensville, New Zealand
Biographical Notes: Maurice was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Clarke, of Auckland
Description of Image:
  • Kaipara Memorial RSA, 49 Commercial Road, Helensville, New Zealand (photo G.A. Fortune April 2010)
  • Kaipara Memorial RSA, 1939 - 45 Name panel: A.M. Bailey - O.A. Keane (photo G.A. Fortune April 2010)
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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