Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frank Clarke

In memory of:

Private Frank Clarke

November 5, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

53092

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 18, 1883
Corning, New York

Son of Stephen and Eva May Clarke, of Zion City, Illinois, U.S.A.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. H. 9.

Location:

RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Slijpstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 4 km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side lies Elzenwalle Military Cemetery, which marks the junction with Slijpstraat. RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1 Km along the Slijpstraat, after a small staggered crossroads.

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 823 of 1068
  • Newspaper Clipping– Picture of Frank Hamilton Clarke from news article in The Elmira New York Morning Telegram, November 28, 1915
  • Newspaper Clipping– First part of article:  The Elmira New York Morning Telegram, November 28, 1915
  • Newspaper Clipping– Second part of article:  The Elmira New York Morning Telegram, November 28, 1915

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