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Henry Claude Clark

Mr Clark. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 84024

Mr Clark. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 84024

No Known Copyright Restrictions AWMM


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Clark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Harry AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 7/567 AWMM
    • WWII 819121 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 September 1889 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 August 1914 AWMM Maitai Valley, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Insurance Employee/Civilian AWMM
    Returned to Levin & Co. Ltd, Nelson and remained there until he retired. AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G.H. Clark (father), The Maitai, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 25 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
    CanterburyNew Zealand 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
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Medium AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Appendicitis AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      No. 41 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      11 April 1915 - admitted to Hospital (Alexandria?) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      15 May 1915 - invalided to NZ aboard "Willochra" AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      18 May 1918 - admitted to 31st General Hospital, Port Said with heat exhaustion ( marching from Cairo to Port Said) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      21 May 1916 - transferred to Alexandria by Hospital Ship " Grantully Castle" AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      25 May 1916 - admitted 15th General Hospital, Montazali, 25 May 1916 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      12 June 1916 - discharged from hospital and posted to regiment unit at Tel el Keri, 12 Reinforcements, J Company AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 21 October 1919 AWMM
    No longer physically fit for war service. Illness contracted on active service. AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of Percy Macquarie Clark (12690) and George Harold Freer Clark (61084)

    Clerk at Levin & Co. Ltd, Hardy Street, Nelson at enlistment

    Henry Claude Clark was due to land at Gallipoli but due to appendicitis was unable to land.

    Henry Claude settled in Nelson and married Ivy Louisa Moulder and had one son, Trevor.

    Henry served in the National Reserve from July 1940 to January 1945. Discharged for health reasons. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    2 August 1967 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Marsden Valley Cemetery, Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section. Block O2D, Plot 1. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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