Rank or Title
Date of Death
28 Feb 1917
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Pte Horace Arthur ('Jack') Clark, 12427, 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died of wounds in a Canadian clearing station in Flanders on February 28th, 1918. He had previously served in the trenches for three years without injury.
A telegram on March 1st, 1918, stated that Pte Clark had been severely wounded in the legs, arms, hands and face. The following day brought news of his death and burial by a Church of England chaplain in a military cemetery.
Luton-born son of Mr James Clark and the late Mrs Emma Clark (died 1911), of 34 Dumfries Street, Luton, 'Jack' was employed at Farley Farm before volunteering for military service at the outbreak of war. He had a sister living at 46 St Saviour's Crescent, Luton.