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He was the son of Harry and Catherine Clarke of 11 Goldsmith Street Nottingham.
Attended Holy Trinity Day and Sunday Schools. Employed at Berry's, Wollaton Street.
03 Apr 1918
744652 - CWGC Website
Royal Field Artillery
Gunner Harry Clarke, served with “C” Battery, 86th Brigade Royal Field Artillery, he was killed in action on 3rd April 1918. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
War obituary, All Saints Church News, June 1918: 'Harry Clarke, 114 Goldsmith Street [CWGC - street number, 11], Gunner RFA, killed in action April 3rd 1918 age 19. He had been in France since January. Attended Holy Trinity Day and Sunday Schools and before joining the Army worked at Berry’s in Wollaton Street.' Death notice published 22nd April 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “CLARKE. – Killed in action Gunner H. Clarke, aged 19, loving son of Kate and Harry Clarke, 122, Goldsmith-street. – Deeply mourned by his sorrowing mother and father, sisters, and brother Herbert.” Above notice is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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