John Clarke

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 3/2878
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: India
  • Age at Death: 42
  • Date of Death: 20/05/1916
  • Burial Country: India
  • Cemetery: Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Face D.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 21 Lower Pleasance, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Michael Clarke

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Clarke, 18 Brewery Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

More about John Clarke

John Clarke   3/2878   Black Watch

Mrs Clarke, 21 Lower Pleasance, Dundee, has been notified of the death from wounds of her husband, Private John Clarke, Black Watch.  The deceased soldier was 41 years of age.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th May 1916

CLARKE___Died of wounds, 20th May, 2878, Private John Clarke, Black Watch.—R.I.P.  Inserted by Francis M’Gurtie, somewhere in France.

Dundee People’s Journal 3rd June 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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