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Clement Edgar Comer

Comer, Clement Edgar, artist  View of Hospital, Louvencourt, No. 3 N.Z.F. Amb Neil, J. (1914 - 1918) [James Hardie Neil album]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-195-p38-1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Comer, Clement Edgar, artist View of Hospital, Louvencourt, No. 3 N.Z.F. Amb Neil, J. (1914 - 1918) …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clement Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    Comer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Clem Comer AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/1761 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 August 1888 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 September 1915 AWMM 395 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Comer (wife), 25 Taonui Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7 inches AWMM
    • Remarks, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fit for ASC or Ambulance AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Winifred Angela Young (nee Mahon)

    Single on attestation, he married shortly afterwards

    Employed by the Victoria Hotel as a barman before enlistment.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection holds an autograph album belonging to 3/1307 Lieutenant Colonel James Hardie Neil, NZMC, that, in addition to containing autographs of fellow New Zealand Medical Corps staff, also includes five small pen and ink works drawn by Comer whilst on active service in 1918. [Ref. MS 383] AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1958 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Terrace End Cemetery, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM Block 058 Plot 041 AWMM
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