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Joseph Norman Clark

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Clark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ415076 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 April 1920 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 September 1941 AWMM Waiau Pa, Patumahoe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr N.M. Clark (father), Waiau Pa, Patumahoe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 30 October 1942 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Initial Training Wing (1.5.42) AWMM
    • Empire Air Training Scheme (31.10.42) AWMM
    • No. 7 Gunnery and Training School, Paulson, Manitoba AWMM
    • No. 1 Air Observers School, Malton, Ontario (January 1943) AWMM
    • No. 7 Gunnery and Training School, Paulson, Manitoba (April 1943) AWMM
    • No. 5 Air Observers' School, Jurby, Isle of Man AWMM
    • No. 14 Operational Training Unit, Market Harborough, Leicestershire AWMM
    • 1654 Conversion Unit, Wigsley, Nottinghamshire AWMM
    • No. 5 Lancaster Finishing School, Syerston, Nottinghamshire AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 8 September 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 1/4 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fresh AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Flying Accident : Shuttlegate, Derbyshire. He baled out and received a leg injury. He was admitted to station sick quarters at Finninley, Yorkshire, Doncaster Royal Infirmary and the RAF Hospital, Ely, Cambridgeshire. AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joseph Clark was the son of Norman McLean Clark and Florence Ethel Clark, of Waiau Pa.

    He was originally buried in the Cemetery at Duren, Germany. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    16 November 1944 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Venray War Cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands AWMM Plot V; Row C; Graves 5-8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Waiau Pa School War Memorial, 571 Waiau Pa Road, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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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