Sidney Peter Clarke

136541, Driver Sidney Peter Clarke, age 28
Reinforcements, Royal Engineers
Died 04 July 1916

Sidney was born in Blythburgh, Suffolk in 1889.  In 1901 he lived with his father, David, mother Emma, older Sister Margaretta, younger brother Enos and sisters Hilda and Catherine, at Gate Houses Trimley St Mary. By 1911 he had moved to Essex and was working as a farm cowman.

 

During the war he served as a driver in the Royal Engineers, he died on 04 July 1916 in Mesopotamia and is buried at Basra War Cemetery in Iraq.

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Basra War Cemetery - 1950's

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Royal Engineers