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Full Name: John Gregor Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): John Gregor
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 6/3655
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Farm labourer
Next of Kin: S. Clark (brother), Methven, Canterbury, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 9th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation Date: 8 January 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 37
Vessel: Maunganui
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 21
Page on Nominal Roll: 24
Other Units: 2nd Trench Mortar Battery
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 26 December 1916
Age at Death: 29
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference: I. L. 31.
Biographical Notes: John Gregor Clark was the son of William and Mary Clark, of Lyne, Cawdor, Scotland.
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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