CLAUDE HENRY CLARKE 1892–1956
Born 14th November 1892 in Nottingham
Baptised 19th February 1893 St Stephen’s Church, Sneinton. Home address: 94 Belvoir Crescent
Died 1956 Sutton Coldfield
Age 8 living with parents Henry, a railway inspector, mother Annie, brother Kenneth 5 and sister Gladys 3 at 47 St Stephen’s Road Nottingham.
Age 18 living as a boarder at 128 Newstead Colliery, Notts. He is employed as a railway clerk.
Rank: Company Quarter Master Sergeant, later W R (Waterways and Railways)
Service Number: 229432, then WR 263535
Military Unit: 19th Railway Company, Royal Engineers; Later WR (Waterways and Railways)
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
10.9.18: Inflammation stomach. 99th Field Ambulance to No 5 Ambulance train
Discharged 3.12.1918 from Railway Transport Dept., para 2(a) Kings Regs. Sickness (Silver War Badge records)
Pension awarded due to gastritis.
26.10.20 Recovered: ‘No grounds for further award’ (Pension record card)
Medals Awarded: Meritorious Service Medal (Gazette date 14.6.1918), British War and Victory. Silver War Badge
Military personnel address on 1918 Electoral Roll
Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1939 Register
Address: Four Oaks Hotel, Sutton Coldfield
Occupation: Works manager, concrete making
Married but no wife staying in hotel
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Radcliffe on Trent address when on active service