Māori › William James Clarke Born 17 July 1887 - Died 29 July 1977 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 71859 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Image of Gravestone at Waikaraka Park Cemetery, Auckland provided by Paul Baker March 2013 - No know … View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam James AWMM SurnameClarke AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 71859 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth17 July 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Thames, Coromandel District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMiss L. Clarke (sister), Thames Road, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign1914-1919 Western Front AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 71859 AWMM Military serviceRifle Brigade AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM Victory Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 09 May 1918-24 June 1918 AWMM to Liverpool, Merseyside AWMM HMNZT 103 AWMM Vessel was Maunganui AWMM Private AWMM 37th Reinforcements, A Company AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, WWI AWMM 5' 6.5" AWMM Weight, WWI AWMM 142 lb AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Read more Death About death Contribute › Death29 July 1977 AWMM Age 90 AWMM AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryWaikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember William James Clarke by laying a poppy. William Hugh Hilton Clarke William Irvine Clarke William James Clarke William John Clarke William John Clarke Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William James Clarke Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21894898 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 82: 5 AWMM NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.