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Private Charles Henry Clark

49081 26th Battalion Royal Fusiliers

Tyne Cot memorialSon of Mr John Thomas & Mrs Fanny Clark

Aged 19 years

Died 20th September 1917

Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
And on the Windmill Club Roll of Honour

Born at Wellingborough, enlisted at Kettering, resident at Rushden.

The Rushden Echo Friday 1 February 1918, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Charles Henry ClarkRushden Soldier Missing of the Royal Fusiliers

Pte Charles Henry Clark, 49081, 10th Platoon, C Company, Royal Fusiliers, Machine Gun Section, BEF, France, has been officially reported wounded and missing from September 20th 1917. Pte Clark, who is the son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Clark, of 48 Sartoris road, Rushden, was employed in the finishing room at Messrs. Eaton's boot factory at Rushden before enlisting. He was a member of the Rushden Church Lads' Brigade for a time, and afterwards one of the Boy Scouts. His parents would be grateful for any news of their son. [repeated on 8, 15, 22 Feb, 1, 8 March]

Note: There are two C H Clark deaths recorded - the other is listed as H Clark on the war memorial — Another C H Clark

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