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Charles James Clark

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 126 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 126 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles James AWMM
  • Surname
    Clark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/20 AWMM
    • WWII 2/5c/1408 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 September 1889 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 201 Ormond Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Arthur Iven Burnard Clark, care of W. Bartlett, Railway Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

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 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    He was seriously wounded in the leg at Chunuk Bair 8 August 1915 but he and a mate, Harvey Johns managed to crawl back to their own lines, taking a day and a half to make it. He was evacuated to Lemnos Island, Greece, then to Gibralter and on to England. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Clark married Catherine Dooley Clark (nee Cochrane) in Timaru on 10 December 1919. They subsequently had two daughters Corinne Grace Clark and Joan Daphne Vaney (nee Clark).

    A Chapter called "Charlie" in the Book Gallipoli tells his story of Chunuk Bair in the Gallipoli campaign. The last paragraph reads: "I got taken off Gallipoli two days after, on the tenth of August. I never was in any other war. That one was enough for me. It never did anything, never gained nothing, but I been thinking about it ever since, all the years of my life, most of all that day on Chunuk Bair. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 September 1983 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
    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

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Sources

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