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Lance Corporal William Bamber Clark



Date of birth: 1892-04-14
Place of birth: Inerwick Haddington East Lothian Scotland
Next of kin: James Clark, Peavine, Alberta
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Farmer
Occupation (normalized): General Farmer
Religion: Presbyterian
Cause of death: Not specified


Regimental number: 100566
Rank detail
  1. Private, 31st Battalion, Infantry (Army).
  2. Lance Corporal, 31st Battalion, Infantry (Army).
  3. Private (Army). 1915-07-07 ?
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Battle wounded/killed: Wounded on 15th September 1916 during the advance from Pozieres to Courcelette during the Somme offensive.


LAC ID: 103170
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B1768-S014
Uploader's Notes:

It is unknown if this man had previous military experience as the box was not filled in. However at the time he joined up he was with the 19th Alberta Dragoons.

When this man was wounded in September 1916 he was with the 31st Battalion.

A Barrhead, Alberta veteran.

Uploader's Research notes:

Info from the attestation papers and the war diary. There is no trace on the CWGC site.

[Private Army Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 66th Battalion Lance-Corporal Army Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion C ]


Date added: 2008-08-20
Last modified: 2020-09-10