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Full Name: James Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): James
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 29746
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Miss A. Clark (sister), Heddon Bush, Southland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 18th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 66
Vessel: Willochra
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 43
Page on Nominal Roll: 13
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Entrenching Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 16 April 1918
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Meteren Military Cemetery, France
Grave Reference: II. M. 321.
Biographical Notes: James Clark was the son of David Fraser Clark and Sophia Clark, of Invercargill, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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