Henry William Clark

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 2 May 1878, Ōtaki, Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
  • Died 1961
  • Last rank Quarter Master Sergeant
  • Service number 16/568 and 16/568A
  • Served In 2nd Māori Contingent
  • Next of Kin Mrs H. Clark (wife), 46 Slater Street, Richmond, Christchurch
  • Pre-war occupation Blacksmith, New Zealand Shipping Company
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted29 June 1915, Canterbury
  • Embarkationaboard Waitemata, departed 13 November 1915, disembarked Suez, Egypt, 18 December 1915
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916 and Western European 1916-1917-1918-1919
  • Periods of service146 days in New Zealand, three years and 338 days overseas in Egypt and Western Europe. Total service of four years and 119 days.
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Port Hacking, 20 August 1919
  • Discharged24 October 1919, no longer physically fit for war service, on account of illness contracted on active service.
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal, a Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal and New Zealand Services Medal