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Walter Leonard Clark

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Clark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 59322 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 September 1891 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 26 Walton's Avenue, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Clark (mother), 26 Walton's Avenue, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 59322 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 6 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action in France, severe wound to left arm, slight wound to face. AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 9 December 1919 AWMM
    On account of wounds received in action AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Enlisted in Masterton 18 May 1917

    30 Division B Company (rank of Private)

    26June 1917: Posted to Trentham, Wellington for training

    25 July 1917 : Transferred to B Company 29 Division

    15 August 1917: Embarked Transport 92 (Ship "Ruahine") from Wellington

    2 October 1917 : Disembarked "Ruahine" at Glasgow

    3 October 1917: Posted 4 Reserve Wellington Regiment. Marched and posted to camp SLING until 19 November 1917. Then left for France , Lyon as a NZI and GBD (NZ Infantry and General Base Dept.) Etaples 19 Novemebr 1917

    21 November 1917: Marched into Etaples

    19 December 1917: Joined Battalion and posted to 17 Company Field as a Rifleman

    24 February 1918: Transferred to 4 Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade

    28 March 1918: Wounded in Action (gun shot wound to face)

    29-30 March 1918: Taken by ambulance to Hospital (France)

    1 May 1918 - 14 May 1918: Admitted to hospital

    14 May 1918: Rejoined unit

    20 May 1918: Returned to active service

    14 July 1918: Sent to Divisonal Lewis Gun School

    27 July 1918: Rejoined Unit

    26 August 1918: Wounded in action (gunshot wound to left arm)

    29 August 1918: Transferred to London, First NZ Hospital , from France

    30 August 1918: Transferred from London Hospital to NZ Convalescent Hospital and Camp Grey Towers, Hornchurch , Essex

    26 September 1918: Discharged from Hornchurch

    8 December 1918: Embarked for NZ on "Ruahine"

    20 January 1919 : Disembarked ship

    9 December 1919 : Discharged from service AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 January 1948 AWMM
    MastertonWairarapa 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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Sources

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