CLARK, Percy Macquarie
(Service number 12690)

Aliases Mac
First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Staff sergeant


Date 7 January 1894 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age 21 years
Address at Enlistment The Maitai, Nelson
Occupation Banker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Claude Houghton Haffenden CLARK (father), Rajpottama, The Maitai, Nelson
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information Height 5 feet 4⅛ inches. Complexion medium. Eyes hazel. Hair dark brown.

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 New Zealand Army Pay Corps
Date 6 May 1916
Transport Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian
Service Medals British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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


Date 21 October 1919 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Scarlet fever - several weeks in Cairo Hospital

Post-war Occupations



Date 24 June 1960 Age 66 years
Place of Death Auckland
Cause Aplastic anaemia
Memorial or Cemetery Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference Roman Catholic Soldiers, J-3-61
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Percy Macquarie Clark was the son of Claude Haughton Haffenden and Mary Frances (née Freer) Clark. Percy gave a total of 3 years and 141 days of service, all of it in Egypt. His brothers George Harold Freer clark and Henry Claude Clark also served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [23 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 January 2017]

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