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Full Name: Edwin Mitchelson Clark
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): Edwin Mitchelson
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 12/3920
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1896
Place of Birth: Whakahara, Northern Wairoa, New Zealand
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment: Carpenter
Next of Kin: Mrs Harriet Clark (mother), 20 Herbert Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 10th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company
Embarkation Date: 4 March 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 26
Page on Nominal Roll: 7
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, A Company
Place of Death: Passchendaele Ridge, Belgium
Date of Death: 4 October 1917
Age at Death: 21
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Memorial Name:
  • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
  • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville
  • Memorial dedication panel, altar, St Alban's, Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Roll of Honour, St Alban's, Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand
Memorial Reference: NZ Apse, Panel 1
Obituary: Death notice: Auckland Weekly News, 15 November 1917, p. 30 "CLARK. On October 4, died of wounds, Sergeant Edwin Mitchelson Clark, the youngest son of the late George and Harriet Clark, of Whakahara, Herbert Road, Mount Eden; aged 21 years."
Biographical Notes: Edwin Clark was the son of George Clark and Harriet Maria Clark, of 20 Herbert Road, Mt Eden, Auckland
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
  • Dedication panel, altar, St Alban's, Dominion Road, Auckland (photo John Halpin March, 2014)
  • Detail view 1 dedication panel, altar, St Alban's, Dominion Road, Auckland (photo John Halpin March, 2014)
  • Detail view 2 dedication panel, altar, St Alban's, Dominion Road, Auckland (photo John Halpin March, 2014)
  • Roll of Honour, St Alban's, Auckland (photo John Halpin, March 2014)
  • Inside view looking to the altar, St Alban's, Auckland (photo John Halpin March 2014)
  • Foundation stone, with memorial dedication, St Alban's, Auckland (photo John Halpin March 2014)
  • View 1 from Dominion Road, St Alban's, Auckland (photo John Halpin March 2014)
  • View 2 east side, St Alban's, Auckland (photo John Halpin March 2014)
  • View 3 east side, showing wooden part, St Alban's, Auckland (photo John Halpin March 2014)
  • Roll of Honour WW1, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville (photo Ivan Conlon, 2012)
  • Roll of Honour, WW1 & WW2, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville
  • View, Roll of Honour, and Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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