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Full Name: Willie Henry Clark
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Willie Henry
Surname: Clark
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 51300
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Miss G.M. Rogers (niece), Monmouth Street, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 27th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Embarkation Date: 12 June 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 87
Vessel: Tahiti
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 67
Page on Nominal Roll: 15
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Regiment
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 21 April 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Louvencourt Military Cemetery, Somme, France
Grave Reference: Plot 1. Row D. Grave 24.
Biographical Notes: He was the son of Edward Saunders and Suzan Clark
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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