Walter Tom Richard Clark (c.1900-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

CLARK, WALTER TOM RICHARD. Private. No 82786. 15th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Formerly No 38834 East Yorkshire Regiment. Born Sidmouth, Devon. Son of Mr and Mrs Clark, Britannia Road, Slaithwaite. Employed as a teaser by Messrs Pogson and Company. Had only been in France for 14 days when he was killed by a shell on 9.9.1918, aged 18 years. Buried GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row C, Grave 16.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission