Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ralph Clarke

In memory of:

Sergeant Ralph Clarke

September 14, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/92256

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Arthur and Florence Clarke, of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; husband of Claire Clarke, of Victoria, British Columbia

Commemorated on Page 64 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KINLOSS ABBEY BURIAL GROUND
Moray, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 41. Row B.

Location:

Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground, is half a mile north-west of Kinloss railway station between Kinloss and Findhorn Bay. The burial ground contains the ruins of an abbey founded by David I in the year 1150. There was a Royal Air Force Training Station at Kinloss aerodrome during the 1939-1945 War. During the early part of the 1939-1945 War a special plot was set aside for service war burials, and all but three of the war graves are in this plot. A Cross of Sacrifice is erected at the far end of the plot overlooking the graves.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Sergeant Ralph Clarke is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Ralph Clarke is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground
  • Memorial
  • Inscription
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Ralph Clarke– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: