HARRY CLARK(E) 1881–1963
Born 14th May 1881 in Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 8th July 1881 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married Dinah Rowley in 27 April 1907 St Mary’s Church Radcliffe
Children: Doris Mary born 1.12.1907, Phyllis Lilian born 15.12.1909, Richard born 21.1.1912, Ivy Augustine born 15.7.1914 and Joan born 1921.
Died 1963. Buried in Radcliffe Cemetery, grave reference D122
Radcliffe on Trent school register
Admitted to Radcliffe school, May 12th 1884. Father William Robert Clarke, address The Green.
Age 9 living on The Green, Radcliffe on Trent with father Robert, a bricklayer, mother Mary, sisters Elizabeth age 18, a lace worker, Ann Mary 12, , Maria age 4 and brothers George age 14, gardener, Morris age 8, Robert age 6 and Arthur age 5 months.
Age 19 living with father Robert, a bricklayer, mother Mary, sisters Ann Mary age 22, dressmaker, Maria age 14 and brothers Morris age 18, railway track greaser, Robert age 16, a butcher’s boy, and Arthur age 10 on Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent. He was employed as a bricklayer’s labourer.
Age 29 living with wife Dinah and children Doris May age 3 and Phyllis Lilian age 1. His sister in law Harriet Rowley was also living with them on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent. He was employed as a bricklayer.
Service Number: 194843, previously 58237, 41985
Military Unit:348 Home Service Works Company, Labour Corps
Theatre of War: he served in the U.K. and did not enter a theatre of war
Attested: 10 Dec 1915
Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent; height 5ft 6ins, weight 135lbs, chest 35ins
Employed as bricklayer for duration of war, working away from Radcliffe
Home service from 7.8.1916 to 11.2.1919
11.12.15: To army reserve
7.8.16: Mobilised, Newark
10.8.16: Posted to Infantry Works Company, West Yorks. Regiment
15.8.16: Transferred to 25th Works Battalion, Durham Light Infantry
28.4.17: Transferred to 7th Labour Battalion
30.6.17: Transferred to Labour Centre Northern Command
8.9.17: Posted to 305 Home Service Works Company, Oswestry
2.3.18: Posted to 358 (Home Service) Works Company
2.7.18: Awarded a certificate of Trade Proficiency as a bricklayer, having been tested in the Royal Engineers workshops at Kilnsea, near Spurn Head
7.9.18: Posted to 348 (Home Service) Works Company.
Medals Awarded: Not eligible for campaign medals because he served in the U.K.
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe
Employment: Bricklayer, J and J Vickerstaff, Radcliffe.
Household: wife Dinah, daughters, Doris, Lilian, Jane, Joan and son Richard
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: living with wife Dinah
Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe.
Household: living with wife Dinah born 3.3.1885, son Richard, a bricklayer, daughters Phyllis (later married name Vickerstaff), a box maker, Ivy (later married name Boddy), a cutter hosiery and Joan, an office clerk (later married name Eason).
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent.