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Norman Owen Clark

Portrait, Norman (Norm) Owen Clark - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Norman (Norm) Owen Clark - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Owen AWMM
  • Surname
    Clark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Norm AWMM
  • Service number
    12372 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 November 1913 AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 May 1940 AWMM 5 Suffolk Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Alfred (Alf) Clark (father), 5 Suffolk Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12372 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 16 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Motor Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland AWMM
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      02 Jun 1941-5 November 1943 AWMM
      On board Ambulance AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland WW2 POW Medically Unfit (R25405151)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 5 November 1943 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Suffered from hallux valgus bi lateral, attributable to his war service AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Stroke AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 27 July 1944 AWMM
    Medically unfit AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Norman Owen Clark was the son of William Alfred (Alf) and Alice May Clark (nee Holloway)

    Norman married Edith Margaret Fitt on 3 June 1944 at All Saints Church, Palmerston North. Together they had two children; Grahame John Clark (born 29 March 1945) and Jennifer (Jenny) Ann Clark (born 15 July 1948)

    Norman was cremated at the Manukau Memorial Gardens Crematorium. His ashes were later scattered over his parents grave at Waikumete Cemetery

    Jenny Clark (Norman's daughter) has published an article in the Manukau Courier, Thursday April 24, 2003, pages 8 and 9. This article was written to her great nephews and niece to give them an insight into how people lived. This article contains many details about Norman and the extended Clark family AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    14 June 2004 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    ManurewaManukau City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Manukau Memorial Gardens (Papatoetoe Cemetery), Papatoetoe, Manukau City, New Zealand AWMM Block D, Section B, Plot 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald - 15 & 16 June 2004 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Family Grave Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 Unknown page AWMM
    • Manukau courier AWMM
      Thursday April 24, 2003, pages 8 and 9. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      15 & 16 June 2004 AWMM
    • Prisoners of War 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Repatriated Medically Unfit Protected Personnel [WW2 POW Medically Unfit], 1943 [1946], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393/1/v (R25405151) AWMM

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