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Maurice Arundel Clarkson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Maurice Arundel Clarkson

April 21, 1917

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

8th Bde.

Additional Information


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. A. 3.

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

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of MAURICE ARUNDEL CLARKSON– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • 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 989 of 1068
  • Photo of MAURICE ARUNDEL CLARKSON– Lieut. Maurice Arundel Clarkson
Canadian Field Artillery
  • Photo of MAURICE ARUNDEL CLARKSON– Lieut. Maurice Arundel Clarkson
Canadian Field Artillery
  • Photo of MAURICE ARUNDEL CLARKSON– Lieut. Maurice Arundel Clarkson
  • Photo of MAURICE ARUNDEL CLARKSON– Lieut. Maurice Arundel Clarkson
  • Photo of MAURICE ARUNDEL CLARKSON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Graduation Picture– Graduation photo of Maurice Arundel Clarkson, from Torontonensis yearbook 1915, published by the Students' Administrative Council of the University of Toronto.  Submitted by K.P., Soldiers' Tower Committee.
  • Photo of Maurice Arundel Clarkson– Torontonensis 1913 (University of Toronto Year Book), pg. 293.  Caption: UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SENIOR RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB, 1912.
  • Photo of Maurice Clarkson– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Maurice Arundel Clarkson– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Honor Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Memorial Tablet– Lieutenant Maurice Arundel Clarkson is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet.  It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during the First World War.   Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque for Lt. Maurice Arundel Clarkson.  Located in The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican) at 162 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club Memorial– The Royal Canadian Yacht Club World War One Memorial, Toronto, Ontario.  
Images of the 1926 unveiling ceremony and the names listed on the side 
panels of the sun dial memorial. This unveiling and the photographs were 
presented in a special edition booklet entitled "In Memoriam 1914-1918".
  • Montage– The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican), Bloor Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Two 
World War One memorial plaques are located in the west transept next to War Memorial stained glass windows (1920).
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The names of the fallen were carved on the Memorial Screen seen at photo left. Photo:  K. Parks
  • Inscription– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower. The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who fell in the Great War.  Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room.  Bell XV is dedicated:  "Alpha Delta Phi".  Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Inscription– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower. The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who fell in the Great War.  Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room, several of which pertain to those who studied at University College.  Bell XXIII is dedicated:  "University College Alumni Association".  Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Grave Marker– Marker photo, July 2016
Courtesy Craig Robertson
Lauder, Scotland

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