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William James Clarke

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Image of Gravestone at Waikaraka Park Cemetery, Auckland provided by Paul Baker March 2013 - No known copyright restrictions

Image of Gravestone at Waikaraka Park Cemetery, Auckland provided by Paul Baker March 2013 - No know …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Clarke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 71859 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 July 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ThamesCoromandel District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss L. Clarke (sister), Thames Road, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      142 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 9 May 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 24 June 1918.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 21 September 1918; taken on strength, 4th Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, 27 September 1918.
    Reported wounded in action, 4 November 1918 (gun shot wound, right thigh); admitted to 56th General Hospital, 9 November 1918; transferred to England, and admitted to Bethnal Green Military Hospital, 13 November 1918; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 21 November 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Glasgow on board SS 'Bhamo', 4 March 1919; discharged, 23 May 1919.
    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 July 1977 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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