Robert Henry Clarke

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born:   15 September 1890 Family: Robert Henry was the second of seven children born to Annie Clarke.  George was possibly the only legitimate child of Annie and Robert Clarke. In 1919 he married Annie Bleasedale (nee Moores), …


George Clarke

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 5 July 1895  and baptised with his sister Gladys in August that year at St Alkmund’s Church in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: Third of seven children born to Annie Clarke. George’s father was probably Robert Clarke (from the …


John Clarke

Personal Details Born: 1877 Family: The third child of John and Sarah Clarke of 37 Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. John married Sarah Elizabeth Hales in 1904 and together they had 3 children – John, George and Phyllis I. Civilian Occupation: He was …


Campaign Medals 2

The British War Medal (also known as ‘Squeak’) was a silver or bronze medal awarded to officers and men of the British and Imperial Forces who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 …