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Bestwick Clark

In memory of:

Private Bestwick Clark

December 25, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

67588

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

"C" Coy. 25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 23, 1891
Derbyshire, England

Husband of Muriel MacLeod Moulton (formerly Clark), of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 9 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 153.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of BESTWICK CLARK– 1914
  • Photo of BESTWICK CLARK AND MURIEL CLARK– Wedding day - April 20, 1915
  • Day Pass and Wedding Announcement
  • Regiment Banner– 25th Regiment Banner
  • Letter– Letter 26 From Kent, England to wife Muriel in Halifax.
  • Postcards– Love postcards to Muriel.
  • Death Notice– From Major MacRae
  • Death Notice
  • 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 of 481 of 1068.
  • Service Medal Notification
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker at Bailleul Communal Cemetery, France for Private Bestwick Clark.
Image taken 13 July 2014 by Tom Tulloch

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