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Percy Macquarie Clark

  • Service number
    12690 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Mac AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Inter War Staff Sergeant AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait - No known copyright restrictions AWMM


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy Macquarie AWMM
  • Surname
    Clark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mac AWMM
  • Service number
    12690 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Catholic, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    7 January 1894 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Banker AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Accountant AWMM
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown The Maitai, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Claude Houghton Haffenden Clark (father), Rajpottama, The Maitai, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 06 May 1916 Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12690 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Records Section, Alexandria AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Trentham AWMM
    • Featherston AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 21 AWMM


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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 06 May 1916-21 June 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 52 or HMNZT 53 AWMM
    Vessel was Mokoia or Navua AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Army Pay Corps 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
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      medium AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 4 1/8 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Scarlet Fever - several weeks in Cairo Hospital AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Aplastic Anaemia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 21 October 1919 AWMM
    End of War AWMM
    Staff Sergeant AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of George Harold Freer Clark (61084) and Henry Claude Clark (7/567)

    Percy Macquarie Clark remained in Egypt throughout his service. He served for a total of 3 years and 141 days. Those at Trentham did part of their training at Featherston.

    A number of his military items belonging to Percy Macquarie Clark have been donated to the Queen Elizabeth II Army Memorial Museum, Waiouru, (medals, Personal Service Records, photograph album, etc.) AWMM
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About death

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  • Age at death
    66 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 June 1960 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Roman Catholic Soldiers, J - 3 - 61 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald AWMM

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 15 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM