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He was the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Clarke of 421 Alfreton Rd., Nottingham (CWGC).
22 Dec 1914
1559098 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private John Clarke, served with the 1st Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, he was killed in action on 22nd December 1914, eleven days after landing in France. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial (Panel 26 and 27).
Nottingham Post 'In Memoriam' (abridged), 22 December 1915, 'Clarke. Private John Clarke eldest son of Elizabeth Clarke 421 Alfreton Road, killed in action France December 22nd 1914 aged 32. Mother, brother, sisters.'
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