image from 1918 Chronicle newspaper
Born: 1885, Ipswich.
Died: 19th September 1918; age 33; KiA – Palestine.
Date of Entry Therein: 16th February 1918 – Egypt.
Employed: as Secretary to Mr. Pollard Wilkinson, Headmaster of the Ipswich Municipal Secondary School for Boys.
Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 3rd Battalion attached 1st/5th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Emma Eliza Clarke, of 25, Broom Hill Road, Ipswich.
1891 16, Palmerston Road, Ipswich.
Percy was 6 years old and living with his parents & brothers.
Thomas Lancey Clarke, 47, a Grocery Manager, born Harwich, Essex.
Emma Eliza Clarke (nee Runickles), 34, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.
George William Clarke, 9, born Ipswich.
David Henry Clarke, 3, born Ipswich.
John Cyril Clarke, 7 months, born Ipswich.
1901 61, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.
Percy was 16 years old he was living with his parents & brothers.
Thomas, 57, a Manager of Co-Operative Society.
George, 19, a Clerk.
1911 61, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.
Percy was 26 years old, a Registrar of Secondary & Technical Schools – Municipal Borough Council. He was living with his parents & brother.
Thomas, 67, a Grocers’ Manager.
John, 20, a Tobacco Manufacturers Clerk.
Percy is also remembered on the war memorial under Education at the Town Hall, Ipswich.