This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Hugh Alexander Clark
- Date of enlistment: January 1916
- Place of enlistment: Armoury House
- Service no: 6738
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Honourable Artillery Company
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 07.10.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 7
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Occupation: Civil Servant, London
Jessie McEwan Clark, 2 Gowrie Pl, Dundee
Alexander G. Clark, 2 Gowrie Pl, Dundee
More about Hugh Alexander Clark
Hugh has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Hugh A. Clark 6738 Honourable Artillery Company
Corporal Hugh A. Clark, Lewis Gun section Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry), only son of Mr and Mrs A. G. Clark 2 Gowrie Place, was posted missing on 7th October, 1917, and is now presumed to have died on that date. He was 19 years of age, and enlisted in January, 1916, and went to France in October of the same year, taking part in the fighting at Beaumont Hamal and other engagements. In April, 1917, he was wounded, and after leaving an English hospital he held a staff appointment for a time. He rejoined his battalion in France in September last year, and it was during the fighting at Passchendaele that he was posted missing.
Deceased was a former pupil of the Harris Academy, and was also a lance-sergeant in the 8th Company B.B. (St Paul’s Episcopal Church). Prior to joining the colours he was in the Civil Service in London.
Dundee Courier 4th October 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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