Clark, Percy

BORN HULL 1895. SON OF CHARLES MARTEN CLARK & ELIZABETH CLARKE, OF 10 CAROLINE PLACE. (HDM 16/04/1917) AND 25 LEE STREET, HULL. SON OF A MASTER FRAME MAKER. HE WORKED FOR MESSRS, GOOD & MENZIES, ENGINEERS. EMPLOYED AS AN APPRENTICE PATTERN MAKER.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL PALS AS PRIVATE, 659, 10TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. WOUNDED IN JUNE 1916. TRANSFERRED AND PROMOTED TO LANCE CORPORAL, IN THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED AT ARRAS, ON 02/04/1917, AGED 22. COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL. HIS NAME WAS LISTED ON HULL’S CLIFTON STREET SCHOOL MEMORIAL. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER CHARLES. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 20/04/1917. *
HIS BROTHER, FRANK WAS SERVING IN FRANCE. HIS BROTHER, BILLY WAS KILLED THE PREVIOUS MONTH, AT OPPY WOOD ON 03/05/1917. THEY LEFT TWO ELDER SISTERS, ALICE, AND CLARE.


First name:
PERCY
Military Number:
36298
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Date Died
02/04/1917
Place died:
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
22
25 , LEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK