CLARKSON, Lawrence Carlyle
(Service number 57479)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Mill hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. E. CLARKSON (mother), 15 Grey Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 29th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 15 August 1917
Transport Ruahine
Embarked From Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 24 July 1947 Age 54 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 102, Plot 22
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Lawrence Carlyle Clarkson was born on 15 November 1892 at Timaru, the son of Frederick Charles and Annie Elizabeth (née Cory) Clarkson.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [02 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [03 December 2016]

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