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Full Name: Robert McGavin Clark
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): Robert McGavin
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 26/746
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: W.R. Clark (father), Matamata, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 4th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation Date: 5 February 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Destination: Suez,Egypt (12-15 March 1916)
Nominal Roll Number: 24
Page on Nominal Roll: 19
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 14 October 1917
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference: V B 10
Biographical Notes: Son of William Robert and Letitia Clark, of Auckland. Also served in Egypt
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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