CLARKE , John Michael
(Service number 9/436)

Aliases Jack
First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Hermitage, Mount Cook
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Miss Mary CLARKE, Fraser Street, Temuka
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Otago Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Embarked From Port Chalmers Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

October 1916 reported wounded. Returned home about April 1918, wounded in the foot.

Post-war Occupations


Date 8 September 1952 Age
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of James & Mary CLARKE, Temuka. Brother of James CLARKE who died of disease, 1918, in Egypt, & Peter CLARKE who died of wounds in France in 1916. Enlisted for 2nd time as John CLARKE (see 8/2873). See printouts - 'A very modest pioneer', &c.


Cenotaph Database [x 2 - 14 October 2013 & 28 October 2013]; New Zealand Herald, 3 October 1916 (Papers Past) [28 October 2013]

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