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Old Basford Nottingham
He was the son of William a gas labourer for the corporation and Elizabeth Clark and the brother of Harriet, May and Fred Clark. In 1911 they lived at 10 Enfield Street Basford Nottingham at which time John was 14 years of age and an office boy also for the corporation.
In 1911 he was an office boy.
23 Oct 1918
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Corporal
  • MM MM Military Medal
11th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
John attested on 28th August 1914 he gave his age as 18 years and 267 days and that his occupation was that of a clerk. He served on the home front from 28th August 1914 until 21st August 1915. .He joined the British Expeditionary Force on 27th August 1915. and served on the Western Front until 8th November 1917 during which time he was awarded the Military Medal on 1st January 1917. He was promoted to Corporal on 9th May 1917 . His service record shows he then served in Italy from 9th November 1917 until his death on 23rd October 1918. He is buried in Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, France grave reference VIII D 10
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