Edward Butchart Clark

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 08.08.1914
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 2702
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 11.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.35.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Forfar
  • Address: 28 North George St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, Forebank Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Betsy Clark, 28 North George St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Clark, 28 North George St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Alexander, David & James

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Edward Butchart Clark

Edward’s three brothers all served during the Great War. They were, Pte Alexander Clark, 418140, 42nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry, Pte David Clark, 198996, 85th Battalion Canadian Infantry, killed in action 16.06.1917 & Able Seaman James Clark, H.M.S. Royal Sovereign.

Edward Butchart Clark   2702   1st Black Watch

DIED OF WOUNDS.

Official intimation has been received of the death following wounds of Private Edward Butchart Clark, C Company 1st Black Watch, 28 North George Street, Dundee.

Private Clark enlisted on 8th August last.  He went to the front on 23rd November, was wounded on 8th May, and died two days later.  Before enlisting he was employed as a calender worker by Messrs Wm. Watson & Co. at Forebank Dyeworks.  He was 19 years of age.

Dundee Courier 10th June 1915

According to this mans pension record he had a 2nd dependant, Catherine Carroll, 3 North William St, Dundee

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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