Topic: James Donald Clark

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: James Donald Clark
Date of Birth: 1889
Serial number: 10/2890
Occupation before enlistment: Dairy farmer (?)
First known rank: Private
Embarkation date: 9 October 1915
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkment: 7th Reinforcements
Embarkment unit: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Last unit served: Wellington Infantry Unit
Rank last held: Private
Place of death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 16 September 1916
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, France. No body recovered

Biographical notes:
Son of Kate and James Perie Clark. In 1911 he married Amy Field, Strathallen, Featherston.


Student researcher: Ben Crabtree



James Donald Clark

First Names:James Donald
Last Name:Clark