Born: 1896, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Died: 18th February 1917; age 21; Died of Wounds – 1/1 S.M. Casualty Clearing Station.

Enlistment Location: Norwich, Norfolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 27th February 1914 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8992

Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Dernancourt Communal Court Extension,






1901   458, Spring Road, Ipswich.


William was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Charles Clark, 33, a Plasterer, born Ipswich.

Mary Ann Clark (nee Mills), 36, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Stanley Ernest Clark, 3, born Ipswich.

Edith M. Clark, 2, born Ipswich.

Grace R. Clark, 6 months.


1911   Kerrison Reformatory School, Thorndon, Suffolk.


William was 15 years old, an Inmate & Tailor at the school for 108 boys.

William is also remembered on St. Mary le Elms church memorial.


Norfolk Regiment, 8th Battalion:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/norfolk-regiment/









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