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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
    • WWII 415076 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 April 1920 AWMM New Zealand 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
    • RCAF, 7 Bombing and Gunnery School, Paulson, Manitoba Shipping list
      Course 1: Graduation Date: 19/03/1943. AWMM
    • RCAF, 1 Air Observer School, Malton, Ontario Shipping list
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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28 September 2019SelenaPorthcawl, South WalesResearcher

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