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Full Name: Thomas Lauder Clark
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Thomas Lauder
Surname: Clark
War:
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.:
  • 9267
  • 13/33
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: Mrs Clark (mother), 53 Calliope Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 53 Calliope Road, Deveonport Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Star of India or Waimana
Destination: Suez,Egypt (3 December 1914)
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 129
Campaigns: Gallipoli
Last Unit Served: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 8 August 1915
Age at Death: 38
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name:
  • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
  • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Roll of Honour, Devonport Primary School, granite tablet, 18 Kerr Street, Devonport, Auckland
Memorial Reference: Panel 2
Biographical Notes:
  • Father: Thomas Watson Clark ,of 64 Lake Rd, Devonport, Auckland.
  • Mother: Mary Hannah Clark
  • Thomas Lauder Clark's son served in WW2
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
  • Names, Roll of Honour, granite tablet, Devonport Primary School (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • Detail, plinth, Roll of Honour, granite tablet, Devonport Primary School (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • View, Roll of Honour, granite tablet, Devonport Primary School (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • View from road, Roll of Honour, granite tablet, Devonport Primary School (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • Name panel, WW1, Devonport War Memorial (photo J. Halpin 2012)
  • Devonport War Memorial (photo J. Halpin 2012)
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References:
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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