DASS, Clarence Everell Harold
(Service number 10168)

Aliases Harodl; Barney
First Rank Private Last Rank Sergeant


Date 19 March 1894 Place of Birth Marshland, Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date 15 December 1915 Age 21 years 8 months
Address at Enlistment Gapes Valley, Geraldine
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience South Canterbury Infantry Battalion - one year, still serving
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs W. DASS (mother),Gapes Valley, Geraldine
Religion Anglican
Medical Information Height 5 feet 7 inches. Weight 142 lbs. Chest measurement 32-35ΒΌ inches. Complexion fair. Eyes blue. Hair dark. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing & colour vision both good. Limbs well formed. Full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. Teeth good. No illnesses. free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. No vaccination mark. Good bodily & mental health. No slight defects. No fits. No distinctive marks or marks indicating congenital pecularities ot perevious disease.

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 11th Reinforcements, K Company
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 12 Cyclist Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Western European
Service Medals British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards Military Medal

Award Circumstances and Date

For act of gallantry in the field. 15 December 1918

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date 22 June 1919 Reason On the termination of his engagement.

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 14 January 1970 Age
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 15 January 1970
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 154, Plot 20
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Clarence Everell Harold Dass, known as Harold or Barney, was the son of William and Mrs Dass.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [06 August 2016]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5922 0031884) [10 August 2016]; Timaru Gerald, 15 January 1970 (Timaru District Library) [04 August 2016]

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