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Name: William CLARKE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W Service No.: 1281
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Carlisle, Cumberland. Age at Death: 21
Unit: 1st/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (Territorial Force).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Prudhoe, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Crookhill, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 34 Simpson Street, Crookhill, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Thursday 3rd February 1916
Place of Death: In a Military Hospital, France.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave reference VI. C. 22A
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, 12th February 1916. Blaydon Courier, page 8, 13th May 1916.
Family Details:
Husband of Hilda Clark, of 34 Simpson Street, Crookhill, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Son of John and Jane Clark, of 40 Clifford Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Nephew of Matthew Ritson and Elizabeth Bell.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War
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