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David William Clarkson

In memory of:

Major David William Clarkson

August 9, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


14th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information

Son of Eric H. and Susan B. Clarkson, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 385 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

V. D. 23.


Crouy is a village about 16 kilometres north-west of Amiens on the west side of the River Somme, on the Amiens-Abbeville main road. The CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY is a little south of the village on the west side of the road to Cavillon and there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost on the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page 985 of 1068
  • Photo of David William Clarkson– Royal Montreal Regiment, 14th Canadian Infantry Battalion War Diary for 9 - 11 Aug 1918; Source: at
  • Photo of David William Clarkson– London Gazette 30801 18 Jul 1918 p 8479 re Military Cross
  • Grave Marker– Killed in action. Photo and additional information provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Mike Symmonds

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