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Full Name: Herbert Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Herbert
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 46116
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Thomas Clark (father), Te Pahu, via Frankton Junction, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 26th Reinforcements (Second Draft) New Zealand Medical Corps
Embarkation Date: 12 June 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 86
Vessel: Maunganui
Destination: Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number: 67
Page on Nominal Roll: 10
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Medical Corps
Place of Death: England
Date of Death: 10 September 1917
Age at Death: 29
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire, England
Grave Reference: C.223.
Biographical Notes:
  • Herbert Clark was the son of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Clark, of Te Pahu, Frankton Junction, Hamilton, New Zealand, and brother of Frank Clark (13/892), killed in action at Gallipoli
  • The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains papers (MS 599, folder 39) relating to the deceased estate of Herbert Clark and letters (MS 98/7) and also letters his brother Frank wrote (MS MS 98/8)
Description of Image: Portrait
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References:
  • Miscellaneous War Papers, 1896 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 599, folder 39.
  • Clark, Herbert. Letters 1917-1922. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 98/7
  • Clark, Frank. Letters, 1915 - 1916. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 98/8.
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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