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Full Name: James Donald Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): James Donald
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 10/2890
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Mrs Amy Clark (wife), Strathallen, Featherston, New Zealand
Marital Status: Married
Enlistment Address: Tolaga Bay, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 128
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 16 September 1916
Age at Death: 26
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Biographical Notes: James Donald Clark was the son of James Perie Clark and Kate Clark, of Strathallen, Featherston, Wellington; husband of Amy Clark, of 53 North St., Feilding, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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