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Leonard Hipkins Clarke

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Full length portrait of Private (later Corporal) Leonard Hipkins Clarke, Reg No 46117 of the 25th Reinforcements, E Company. Killed in action in France on the 25th or 26th of August 1918. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C3067. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Hipkins AWMM
  • Surname
    Clarke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 46117 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 C.L. Clarke (mother), 118 Richmond Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 46117 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Leonard Clarke was the son of Frederick Arthur and Clara Louisa Clarke, of 128 Richmond Rd., Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Date of death may have been 25 August or 26 August 1918.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM VII. AA. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • listed on the WWI Memorial in St Matthew in the City Public - Helen - 11 October 2018 - Church memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      62: 17 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, Third term. p.20. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
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