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Full Name: George Watson Clark
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): George Watson
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 9/550
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: Mrs W.F. Clark, Elles Road, East Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Lumsden, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Otago Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 127
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Machine Gun Corps
Place of Death: United Kingdom to France
Date of Death: 5 January 1917
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England
Grave Reference: VIII. E. 5.
Biographical Notes: Son of William Frederick and Margaret Clark, of 84, Elles Rd., Invercargill, New Zealand. Native of Burwood Stn., Southland, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References: Luxford, J. (1923). With the machine gunners in France and Palestine. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. Digital copy URL: http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1-Mach.html
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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