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William Andrew Clarke

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  • Service number
    12/4157 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Clarke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/4157 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    11 April 1877 Public - Murray - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Family Bible kept by mother
  • Place of birth
    Chappel St, Auckland Public - Murray - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Family Bible kept by mother
  • Birth notes
    father Andrew CLARK mother Elizabeth Sarah REID Public - Murray - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Family Bible kept by mother
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Contractor/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Paeroa, New Zealand Public - Murray - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Military record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Clarke (wife), Thames Road, Paeroa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mother Mrs Elizabeth Sarah Powdrell (nee Reid) (1856 - 1943)
      Father Andrew Clark (1847 - 1880) Public - Murray - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Family Bible kept by mother
  • Relationship status
    Married- wife Hannah PENNELL married 28 October 1903 Ohinemuri, Public - Murray - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Marriage Printout

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/4157 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 1 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 49 or HMNZT 50 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM
    Private AWMM
    11th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Clarke was the husband of Hannah Clarke, of Thames Rd., Paeroa, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    39 AWMM
  • Date of death
    30 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
08 September 2015doreenhastingsOther Relative
21 April 2015MurrayHerberton, Queensland, AustraliaOther Relative