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Full Name: Taha Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Taha
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 16/970
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Toa Clark (brother), Kawhia, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: 3rd Maori Contingent, Details (To Make Up Shortages in 10th Reinforcements)
Embarkation Date: 1 April 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 28
Page on Nominal Roll: 28
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 15 September 1916
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: Taha Clark was the husband of Mrs. Rehurehu Amaru, of Horotiu, Ngaruawahia, Hamilton.
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 II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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