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Full Name: William James Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): William James
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/3886
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: J. Clark (father), Tramway Road, South Invercargill, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 10th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date: 4 March 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 26
Page on Nominal Roll: 17
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 24 September 1916
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France
Grave Reference: IV. H. 14.
Biographical Notes: William James Clark was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Clark, of Tramway Rd., South Invercargill, New Zealand.
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
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