Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Clarke

In memory of:

Private Robert Clarke

July 16, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

53785

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 1, 1896

Commemorated on Page 217 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 18.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Attestation Papers – Circumstances of Death Register: "Died of Wounds" Was severely wounded by an enemy shell, which burst in his billets on July 9th, 1917. He was evacuated to No. 6 Casualty Clearing Station, where he died a few days later.

Mikan record:	46246
Volume Number:	31829_B016729
Page:	1
Number of pages:	1068
Contributed by E.Edwards

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 vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: