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Full Name: Frank Clark
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Frank
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 13/892
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: Thomas Clark (father), Te Pahu, Waikato, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Te Pahu, Waikato, New Zealand
Enlistment Date: 15 December 1914
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: 4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 127
Campaigns:
  • Egypt
  • Balkans
  • Gallipoli
Military Awards:
  • 1914-1915 Star
  • British War Medal (1914-1920)
  • Victory Medal
Last Unit Served: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 28 August 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name:
  • Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes:
  • Frank Clark was the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Clark, of Te Pahu, Hamilton, New Zealand, and the brother of Herbert Clark (46116) and Fred Clark.
  • He was killed in the second assault on Hill 60 and reported missing 29 August 1915
Description of Image: Portrait, full length, studio
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References:
  • AWMM Clark, Frank. Letters, 1915 - 1916. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 98/8
  • Frank Clark. Letters with photographs. Video commissioned by the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Producer Storyboard. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5uFzwzEVhQ
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
  • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z., David Bateman.
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