CLARKE , John Michael
(Service number 9/436)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Hermitage, Mount Cook|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Miss Mary CLARKE, Fraser Street, Temuka|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|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|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
October 1916 reported wounded. Returned home about April 1918, wounded in the foot.
|Date||8 September 1952||Age|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
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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