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|First Rank||Last Rank||Captain|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth||Temuka|
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|Occupation||Post Office worker; then in Geological Survey Department.|
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|Served with||Member of the Wiltshire Regiment, commanding the 13th Stokes Light Trench Mortar Battery||Served in|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||30 July 1916||Age||29 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Cause||Died of wounds|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Abbeville Communal Cemetery, Somme, France|
|Memorial Reference||V. H. 11.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; St Joseph's Church, Temuka (Peter); Temuka War Memorial|
Son of James (deceased) & Mary CLARKE, 14 Fraser Street, Temuka. Brother of James CLARKE who died of disease in Egypt in 1918 & William Francis CLARKE who served in the Royal Air Force in WWI. In July 1916 (Lieutenant) he was on administrative work with his divisional trench mortars.
CWGC [23 March 2014]; Temuka Through the Years: an informal history (Compiled by Temuka History Book Committee, 2009) [accessed 14 October 2013]; Timaru Herald, 8 July 1916, 10 August 1916, Free Lance, 18 August 1916 (Papers Past) [13 November 2013. 28 October 2013, 09 March 2014]
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