John Clarence Norman Beatson Clark 7 June 1915 - 24 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number28185 AWMM Also known asJohn Clarence Norman Bealson Clark AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM21 Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share HMNZT 66 - The Roll call. Booklass, G.J. (George James), edi … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Clarence Norman Beatson AWMM SurnameClark AWMM Ingoa Also known asJohn Clarence Norman Bealson Clark AWMM Service number28185 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth7 June 1915 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMHatter AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM30 4th AvenueKingslandAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Ivy Lily Faith Clark (mother)30 4th AvenueKingslandAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number28185 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 3rd Division (IP) AWMM30 Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM21 Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Clark was the son of Charles Norman Clark and of Ivy Lily Faith Clark (nee Munro), of Auckland City, New Zealand.He was educated at Mount Albert Grammar School where he was a top scholar.While overseas he continued to write and some of his work was to be published in England. Unfortunately those manuscripts were destroyed in an air raid over London.He died of wounds received while assisting a wounded comrade to safety. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death24 July 1942 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceI. G. 4. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Clarence Norman Beatson Clark by laying a poppy. John Cameron Clark John Charles Clark John Clarence Norman Beatson Clark John Desmond Clark John George Clark Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Clarence Norman Beatson Clark Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 86 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 67 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.