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Ernest Clarke

Memorial in the Jorgensen family plot Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand. Photograph Paul Baker 2007 - No known copyright restrictions

Memorial in the Jorgensen family plot Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand. Photograph Paul Bake …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Clarke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 28616 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.E. Clarke (wife), 25 Bourke Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 28616 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Builder/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Clarke was the son of Elizabeth Clarke, of Paekakariki, New Zealand, and the late Thomas Clarke; husband of Annie Elizabeth Clarke, of Havergal House, 93, New Town Row, Birmingham, England

    Sad news received by family in New Zealand 4 September 1918

    He is remembered in Jorgensen family plot at Karori. Headstone notes Ernest Clarke is the nephew of Carl Jorgensen AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France AWMM II. J. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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