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  • Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.
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Sherwood
Albert known as 'Bert' Clarkstone was born in 1892 his birth was recorded in the Basford Registration District and was the son of Walter a tram conductor and Mary Ann Clarkstone née Cartledge of 42 Hood Street, Sherwood, Nottingham. His father Walter Clarkstone was born in 1842 at Newthorpe and his mother Mary Ann Cartledge was born in Epperstone, they were married in 1873 their marriage was recorded in the Nottingham Registration District, they went on to have 7 children, sadly one died in infancy their surviving children were all born in Nottingham and were, Walter b1874, Frances Grey b1877, Ernest b1882, William b1885, Ethel b1887and Albert b1893. In the 1911 census the family are living at 86 Cedar Road, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham and are shown as Walter 69 yrs a tram conductor, he is living with his wife Mary Ann 59 yrs and their children, Francis 34 yrs a tram conductor, William 26 yrs a tram conductor, Ethel 24yrs working at home and Albert 18 yrs a hair dresser. Albert married his wife Flora Bird in 1917 their marriage was recorded in the Nottingham Registration District they lived at 151 Norton-street, Radford.
In the 1911 census he is shown as a hair dresser.
04 Nov 1918
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Gunner
96th Army Bde HQ Royal Field Artillery
Gunner Albert Clarkstone, enlisted at Nottingham served with the 96th Army Brigade H.Q., Royal Field Artillery, he died of pneumonia on 4th November 1918. He is buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier. grave reference A.19
In memoriam published 4th November 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “CLARKSTONE. – In loving memory of my dear brother, Gnr. Bert Clarkstone, R.F.A., died of pneumonia in France November 4th, 1918. No one knows the [illegible] or what the parting cost, but God in His mercy has gained what I have lost. – Sadly missed by his loving wife, Flo., 151 Norton-street, Radford. “CLARKSTONE. – In memory of our dearly-loved and youngest son, Bert, died in a military hospital in France, November 4th, 1918, of pneumonia. Not my will, O God, but Thine. – From his broken-hearted mother, sister, and brothers, 42 Hood-street, Sherwood.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.
    Albert Clarkstone - Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.