CLARK, William John
(Service number 22306)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||17 December 1894||Place of Birth||Oamaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Waitaki|
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|Next of Kin||William CLARK (father), Farm Road, Orari, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||11th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, E Company|
|Date||25 September 1916|
|Embarked From||Destination||Devonport, Devon, England|
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William John Clark was the son of William and Annie (née Grace) Clark, of Orari, South Canterbury. His older brother, Thomas Archibald Clark, known as Archie, died in December 1918 of influenza. He had returned home in January 1917, after being wounded at Gallipoli and spending twelve months in hospital in England. William was reported dangerously ill on 5 November 1917, and in the following month seriously ill.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [08 August 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [08 August 2017]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [10/08/2017]; New Zealand Tablet, 6 December 1917, Timru Herald, 2 December 1918 (Papers Past) [04 & 05 August 2017]
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