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Robert Clarke

  • Service number
    • WWI 19748 AWMM
    • 13/785 (Auckland Mounted Rifles) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Auckland Mounted Rifles (discharged due to being underage) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion, 19th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Clarke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 19748 AWMM
    • 13/785 (Auckland Mounted Rifles) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    28 February 1897 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Ngawha, Bay of Islands Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    • son of William Clarke of Kahukura Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
    • and Mere Karaka (mother) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Kahukura, Waiapu, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Clarke (father), Kahukura, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Auckland Mounted Rifles (discharged due to being underage) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion, 19th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 19748 AWMM
    • 13/785 (Auckland Mounted Rifles) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    1917-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Northland Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Dec 1914 at Trentham
    19 March 1917 at Narrow Neck Camp, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    1914 discharged found to be 17yrs; 1917: 20yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record

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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    5 September 1964 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    76yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Rotorua, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Robert Clarke by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Robert Clarke

Leave a note

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  • I am honoured to read about my Koro and his sacrifice. I am also grateful for the opportunity to lay a poppy in honour of him....mo ake tonu atu toku koroua xxx
    Public - Marsella - Direct descendant - 20 April 2016
  • Our father Robert Clarke lies amongst the soldiers at Muruika behind St Faiths Church on the shore of Lake Rotorua. On each Anzac Day the first Commemoration Service in Rotorua takes place here at dawn.
    Public - Kathleen - Child - 20 April 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      68: 16 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
20 April 2016Marsella Rotorua New ZealandDirect descendant
20 April 2016Kathleen927Rotorua,New ZealandChild
03 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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