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Clive Lawrence Fail

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clive Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Fail AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13389 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 September 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra CliveHawkes Bay Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 A.J. Fail (father), Eastbourne Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Messines AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13389 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Machinery expert/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      148 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Clive Fail was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Fail, of Beach Rd., Hastings, New Zealand.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141.

    Embarked Wellington, 29 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 27 July 1916; marched in to Sling Camp, 28 July 1916, and posted to Wellington Company, and reverted to the ranks.
    Appointed Temporary Sergeant, 29 July 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 11 August 1916; marched in to Base Depot, Etaples, 13 August 1916.
    Posted to strength, No 3 Company, NZ Machine Gun Corps, in the field, 4 October 1916.
    Relinquished appointment of Temporary Sergeant, 4 October 1916.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 18 March 1917.
    Relinquished appointment as Lance Corporal, 7 April 1917.
    Killed in action, 7 June 1917. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM

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