Auckland Museum Home


Search Results 
Need Help? click here to read the tips on searching.   click here to search other Collection Databases.  
Want to refine or modify your search? Click on Refine Search
Want to return to your search results? Click on Return to Search Results
Displaying Record 426 of 738  Refine Search
Printable Record
Previous Page
Next Page
Record Detail
Full Name: William Clark
Rank Last Held: Rifleman
Forename(s): William
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 22776
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Farm labourer
Next of Kin: John Clark (father), Okato, Taranaki, New Zealand
Marital Status: Unknown marital status
Enlistment Address: Unknown address
Military District: Unknown military district
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 7th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date: 27 May 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 55
Vessel: Tofua
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 33
Page on Nominal Roll: 29
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 8 June 1917
Age at Death: 35
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Biographical Notes: William Clark was the son of John and Jane Clark, of Victoria Rd., Dargaville, Auckland. Native of Glasgow, 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
Click on the image above for a larger view
Displaying Record 426 of 738  Refine Search
Printable Record
Previous Page
Next Page