This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 24.02.1916
- Place of enlistment: Port Arthur, Ontario.
- Service no: 198996
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 85th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 31
- Date of Death: 16.06.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XXVIII.A.29.
More about David Clark
David had 3 brothers who all served in the Great War. Pte Alexander Clark, 418140, of the 42nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry, Pte Edward Clark 2702 of the 1st Battalion, Black Watch, killed in action aged 19 on 6th May 1915, and Able Seaman James Clark, H.M.S. Royal Sovereign.
There are also references to David in the local Dundee Newspapers held in Dundee Central Library.
Peoples Journal, 07/07/1917 page 6 and the Courier 29/06/1917 page 3.
Information researched and supplied by Gary Thomson
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