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Warring Kennedy Clarke

In memory of:

Lieutenant Warring Kennedy Clarke

March 7, 1918

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

8th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of Edward Frederick and Charlotte Elizabeth Clarke, of, Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 385 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. K. 20.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

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 965 of 1068. No further information on the Circumstances of the Death of Lieutenant Warring Kennedy Clarke could be found in his Digitized service file at http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B1765-S056.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– As Lieutenant Lawrence Caffrey and Lieutenant Warring Kennedy Clarke were killed on the same day, March 7, 1918, and are buried in adjacent graves in ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY; Pas de Calais, France Grave Reference: V. K. 20., and V.K. 21, it is assumed the Circumstances of Death for both soldiers are the same.  Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 47 of 1024.
  • Newspaper Clipping– In honoured memory.
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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