Clark, William

William 

Clark

1895 - 1917
Rank Private
Service no.201876
Regiment 214th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedSeptember 26, 1917

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William
Clark

William was born in 1895 in Leicester and baptised on 3.3.1895 at St. Paul’s Church. His parents were William Clark, a shoe trade clicker, and Alice (nee Annable). They had 4 children –
William 1895
Bertie Edward 1896
Henry 1898
Ernest Leslie 1904

In 1901 census the family lived at 173 Syston St., Leicester and in 1911 census they had moved to 24 Tewkesbury St. where the young William is listed as a shoe trade clicker the same as his father.

William became Private 201876 214th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and was Killed in Action on 26.9.1917. He is on the Tyne Cot Memorial (panel 50-51), Zonnebeke, Belgium.

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