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Full Name: Frederick Arthur Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Frederick Arthur
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 6/1485
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: G.S. Clark (father), 545 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 545 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination: Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 127
Campaigns: Gallipoli
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 7 August 1915
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference: Panel 12
Biographical Notes:
  • Son of George Samuel Clark, of St. Albans, Chirstchurch, and the late Emily Frances Clark.
  • Private Clark was killed in action on 7 August 1915 at Rhododendron Spur during the August Offensive.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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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