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Full Name: Aaron Anderson Clarke
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Aaron Anderson
Surname: Clarke
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 11/20
Place of Birth: Ireland
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: R. Clarke (father), 8 Nelson Street, Petone, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Nelson Street, Petone, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Orari or Arawa
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 129
Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Egypt to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 20 July 1915
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: B. 298.
Biographical Notes: Aaron Clarke was the son of William and Isabelle Clarke.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
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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