|Son of Mr James and Mrs Emily Clark
Husband of Mrs Clark of Irchester
Aged 34 years
Died 9th April 1917
Commemorated on the Arras Memorial
Also on the Irchester War Memorial
|Born at Clifton, Bedfordshire, enlisted at Northampton.
|Rushden Echo, 11th May 1917, transcribed by Kay Collins
Irchester’s List of Victims - A Native of Rushden Killed
Pte. Albert Clarke (aged 34), of the Suffolk Regt., a native of Rushden, but living prior to the war in Station-road, Irchester, was killed in action on April 9th. A reservist, he was called up at the beginning of the war, and would have completed 17 years’ service in June. The father is blind, and his mother died on April 21st. This is a loss of three in the family in eight months. Pte. Clarke leaves a widow.
The Wellingborough News Friday 12 April 1918, transcribed by Nicky Bates
In ever-loving memory of my dear husband Pte Albert Clark, Suffolk Regiment, killed in action, April 9th 1917. Not dead to those who loved him, Not lost, but gone before. He lives with us in memory, And will for ever more. "R.I.P"
From his loving wife, No 10, Station-road, Irchester.