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  • Photograph was published on 19th October 1914 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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Nottingham
He was the son of Josiah and Emma Clarke and the brother of Diana, Harold, Polly, Jack Lewis, Tommy, Lily and Jack Clarke. In 1911 they lived at 4 Claude Street Old Lenton Nottingham. He married his wife Alice Ann Spick at St James Church Nottingham on 16th April 1911 they had a daughter Alice Emma Clarke born 9th October 1913 at Nottingham. In the 1914 newspaper entry his address is listed as 32 Bunting Street, Dunkirk, Nottingham His widow Alice went on to receive a pension of 15 shillings for herself and her daughter with effect from 19th April 1915.
He was a painter on enlistment in 1906 and a tobacco factory caretaker in 1911. He is listed amongst office staff on Player's memorial.
29 Sep 1914
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578745 - CWGC Website
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Driver
40th Divisional Ammunition Column Royal Field Artillery
Driver Joseph Clarke, 40th Brigade Royal Field Artillery, enlisted on 7th April 1906 at Nottingham he was 19 yrs and 2 months of age and was a painter. He and served with the Royal Field Artillery and was mobilised for war on 5th August 1914 following its outbreak and posted to the 40th Brigade Royal Field Artillery . He was admitted to hospital on 26th September with pneumonia and died in No. 5 Clearing Hospital, Braine, on 29th September 1914. He is buried in Braine Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France (Sp Mem B.1)
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 19 October 1914 with photograph: 'Private Joseph Clarke, 40th Bde RFA, of 32 Bunbury Street, died of pneumonia at Baize, France.'
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  • Photograph was published on 19th October 1914 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Joseph Clarke - Photograph was published on 19th October 1914 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918