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13644   Private Thomas Clarke
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Dated added: 13/01/2019   Last updated: 21/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 24
Thomas Clarke was the son of Joseph Clarke. He was born in Liverpool about 1892. Thomas enlisted at Finner Camp at Ballyshannon. He was living in Caledon at the time. Private Clarke was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme. The Presbyterian Church of Ireland WW1 Roll of Honour for Minterburn records a Private Thomas Clarke, who was living in Ballagh.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mill Road Cemetery
  Thiepval, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-I-8
CWGC Casualty 544065
Thiepval is a village on the D151 road about 8 kilometres north of the town of Albert. The Cemetery (signposted at Thiepval) is about 1kilometre north-west of the village on the north side of the D73 road to Hamel. Access to the cemetery, 500 metres from the road, is by a track (suitable for cars).
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Thomas Clarke
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 Presbyterian ROH Minterburn Thomas Clarke, Ballagh, killed in action
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Thomas Clarke's grave can be purchased here
5 Weebly Photo of Private Thomas Clarke's grave
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021