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Full Name: William Garfield Clark
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): William Garfield
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 3/1005
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Samuel B. Clark (father), 126 Victoria Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Hunter Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: Medical Corps
Embarkation Date: 9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 129
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Medical Corps
Place of Death: New Zealand
Date of Death: 11 November 1918
Age at Death: 27
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Oamaru (Old) Cemetery, Perth Street -Test Street - Greta Street, Oamaru, Waitaki District, New Zealand
Grave Reference: Block 139. Grave 21-22.
Biographical Notes: William Garfield Clark was the son of Samuel and Edith Clark (nee Watkins); husband of E. M. Clark, of Eden St., Oamaru. Born at Melbourne, Australia. Served in Egypt and in France.
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 I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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