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Anthony James Clarkson



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Anthony James AWMM
  • Surname
    Clarkson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4114 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 February 1910 AWMM KauitiPoverty Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 29 September 1939 AWMM Post Office, Tikiwhata, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Post Office, Tikiwhata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr William Robert Clarkson (father), Government Building, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs L.A. Clarkson (mother), 10 Montague Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4114 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
    Full upper dentures AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Robert Clarkson and Louisa Annie Moncrieff.

    Clarkson had two children, Brian and Helen.

    He held many jobs when he first left school. He joined the Public Works Department in 1936 as a timekeeper and went back to this after the war. He worked mainly in the central North Island with the PWD. He became Employment Officer in 1946 and moved with the job to power stations as they were built, ending up in Turangi in 1965 where he was employed as Project Industrial Officer.

    He was awarded the QSM in 1976. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    21 May 1989 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    GlenfieldNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 38 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 29 AWMM

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