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Andrew William Clark

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew William AWMM
  • Surname
    Clark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Andy Clark AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ421961 AWMM
    • WWII 421961 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ421961 AWMM
    • WWII 421961 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Andrew Frank and Isabella Clark, of Wataroa, Westland.

    No. 115 Squadron, RAF, was based at Little Snoring, Norfolk, England.

    At the time of his death Clarke was flying with Bomber Command.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains a letter written by the father of Pilot Robert Clayton Newcomb (NZ413462) to Flight Sergeant Andrew Clark's father regarding the deaths of their sons (MS 2006/35).

    Wigram Air Force Museum holds Clark's campaign medals, Memorial Medal, Flying Log book and an official photograph. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    4 October 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    North Sea AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Papers relating to Flying Officer Robert Clayton Newcomb, RNZAF, 1943. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2006/35. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
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