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Full Name: John Richard Clark
Rank Last Held: Rifleman
Forename(s): John Richard
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 38120
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Clerk
Next of Kin: F.C. Faber (friend), Newmarket Hotel, Wanganui, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: Reinforcements H Company
Embarkation Date: 16 February 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 78
Vessel: Navua
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 55
Page on Nominal Roll: 32
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 17 November 1918
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Grave Reference: S. III. R. 8.
Biographical Notes: John Richard Clark was the son of John Smeaton Clark and Johana Welsh Clark, of New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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