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Herbert Clinch

Ahier, William Roland. War diary, 1917, final entry dated 5 May 1917, made by Herbert Clinch, the day Dick was killed in action. - No known copyright restrictions

Ahier, William Roland. War diary, 1917, final entry dated 5 May 1917, made by Herbert Clinch, the da …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Clinch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bert AWMM
  • Service number
    • 6327 AWMM
    • 10315 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    30 September 1882 Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - NZBDM birth registration database - reg. no. 1882/13737
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - NZBDM birth registration database - reg. no. 1882/13737
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Elizabeth Clinch (mother), Huntly, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
    • Eldest son of George and Elizabeth Clinch Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - NZBDM birth registration database search for "Clinch" from 1/1/1840
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - Lack of entry in NZBDM marriage registration database

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The last entry made in William Ahier's diary was by Bert Clinch [10315 Herbert Clinch]. It reads as follows: 'Dick was killed about 9 o’clock at night at Neuve Eglise. Bert Clinch 5/5/17'. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    27 October 1937 Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - NZBDM death registration database - reg. no. 1937/18677
  • Age at death
    55 years Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - NZBDM death registration database - reg. no. 1937/18677
  • Place of death
    Huntly, Waikato, New Zealand Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - Waikato District Council Cemetery Record Search - https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/services-facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-database/allotment/11385
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Huntly Cemetery aka Kimihia Cemetery Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - Waikato District Council Cemetery Record Search - https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/services-facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-database/allotment/11385 and Find A Grave
  • Grave reference
    Huntly Old, Row 2. Block NE, Plot 108 Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020 - Waikato District Council Cemetery Record Search - https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/services-facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-database/allotment/11385
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Thank you Bert, for making the last entry in Dick Ahier's diary and seeing that it was returned to his parents in New Zealand. At least we know where his young life ended and where his remains rest.

    Thank you for your service to the Commonwealth, South Africa and New Zealand. Rest in Peace.

    Shane (1st cousin to William Roland "Dick" Ahier)
    Public - Shane - Researcher - 22 November 2020

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 8 AWMM
    • Ahier, William Roland. War diary, 1917. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2004/76. AWMM
      p. 27 January 1917; 5, 16, 18, 24, February 1917; 5, 14, 30 March 1917; 9 April 1917; 5 May 1917. AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM

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