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  • Photograph was published on 15th October 1915 in the Mansfield Reporter and Sutton Times and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Mexborough, Yorkshire
Son of William and Rachel Clarke, of Robin Hood Terrace, Fishpool, Mansfield.
25 Sep 1915
21
261560 - CWGC Website
13087
Blackpool
Corporal
7th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Corporal James Clarke, served with the 7th Battalion King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), he was killed in action on 25th September 1915. He is buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais, France, grave reference II.H.11
Article published 15th October 1915 in the Mansfield Reporter and Sutton Times :- “CORPORAL JAMES CLARKE. “Corporal Clarke, aged 21 years, whose death has been previously reported in our columns, was killed in action on Sept. 25th. His mother resides at Fishpool. “Private T. Bone, of the K.O.R.L. Regiment, writing to the deceased's man's mother, says death was instantaneous. He was buried in a small cemetery a short distance behind the trenches. He will be very much missed by all the boys in his platoon, as he was much liked. Everyone had a good word for him. Captain Kendall states that Clarke died as a man should — for his country. He is very much missed by all of us, as he was one of those upon whom one could always depend, in any difficulty, and when one of these good men go it is hard to replace them. I hope that the knowledge that both officers and men of his company offer you their sincerest sympathy, and share with you our common loss, will be some help to you in your sorrow.” Above article is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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  • Photograph was published on 15th October 1915 in the Mansfield Reporter and Sutton Times and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    James Clarke - Photograph was published on 15th October 1915 in the Mansfield Reporter and Sutton Times and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918