Topic: George Victor Clark (1897-1960)

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George Victor Clark was a Machine Gunner and Bugler during World War I. The information in this article was compiled by his relative, Lisa Clark.

George Victor Clark (1897-1960)George Victor Clark was born at Bay View Villa in Edgcumbe Road, Tauranga, on 2 October 1897. His parents were John Angus and Elizabeth Ann Clark (nee Brownlie) who married in the Old Mission Chapel in Tauranga on 19 October 1875. They were married by the Rev Cannon Jordan.

George worked as a cabinetmaker. He embarked with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (34th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment B Company) on 8 February 1918 from Wellington aboard the Ulimaroa for Liverpool in England. 

He died in Auckland on 1 December 1960.


Sources:

Cenotaph Database

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Military personnel file

 

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George Victor Clark (1897-1960)


First Names:George Victor
Last Name:Clark
Date of Birth:2 October 1897
Place of Birth:Edgcumbe Road, Tauranga
Country of birth:New Zealand
Date of death:2 December 1960
Place of death:Auckland
Occupation:Carpenter and Baptist Lay Reader
Spouses name:Ethel Appleton
Spouses date of birth:21 January 1906
Spouses place of birth:Auckland
Spouses date of death:22 May 1968
Spouses place of death:Auckland
Date of marriage:8 June 1927
Place of marriage:St James, Auckland
Fathers name:John Angus Clark
Fathers date of birth:29 March 1847
Fathers place of birth:Hobart Town, Tasmania, Australia
Fathers date of death:12 May 1912
Fathers place of death:Tauranga, New Zealand
Mothers name:Elizabeth Anne Brownlie
Mothers date of birth:12 September 1852
Mothers place of birth:Lawrence, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Mothers date of death:6 February 1933
Mothers place of death:Tauranga, New Zealand