This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: ZX/17
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Hood Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 19.10.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.B.17.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 12 Annfield Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Painter
Jane Clark, 12 Annfield St, Dunde
William Clark, 12 Annfield St, Dundee
More about John Clark
John was the brother or Guardsman Robert Fyffe Clark, 9283, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards, who was killed in action, 22.12.1914.
DUNDEE FAMILY’S DOUBLE LOSS.
Bandsman John Clark, Hood Battalion R.N.V.R., has died of wounds received in action. He is the younger son of Mr and Mrs William Clark, 14 Annfield Street, Dundee. Twenty-one years of age, the deceased bandsman, who was a member of the Reserve for a considerable time went on active service with his battalion not long after hostilities commenced. He saw much fighting at Gallipoli, and was also present at the siege of Antwerp. His brother, a private in the Scots Guards, was killed earlier in the war. Bandsman Clark was previously an apprentice painter with Mr Morrison, Perth Road, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 28th October 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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