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Full Name: Eric Hamilton Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Eric Hamilton
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/1212
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: John Clark (father), 26 York Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 26 York Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: 2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 December 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 127
Campaigns: Gallipoli
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 2 May 1915
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name:
  • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
  • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand
Memorial Reference: 75
Biographical Notes: Son of John and Elizabeth Stewart Clark, of Kereone Rd., Morrinsville
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
  • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, Panel 1, bronze plaque, names Brown - Darrow (Photo P. Baker 2008)
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References: New Zealand Historic Places Trust Register: Auckland Grammar War Memorial
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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