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Person Details
Sturton le Steeple
Charles was born at Sturton le Steeple in 1899, the son of Charles Gray a farm worker and Annie Eleanor Clark (nee Thompson),In the 1901 census we find him at the the workhouse in Gainsborough, this may have spurred him on to joining the army as he became a professional soldier, because on the 1911 census we find him serving as a private with the 1st battalion Lincolnshire Regiment on a tour of Arabia, Cyprus and Gibralter.
He was a professional soldier
14 Sep 1914
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578361 - CWGC Website
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Private
1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
He enlisted in Lincoln and served with the 1st battalion Lincolnshire Regiment and was killed in action in France very early in the war on 14th September 1914.He is buried in Vailly British Cemetery, France
Information on Charles Clark has been provided courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith history group
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    Charles Henry Clark - Photo provided courtesy of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org
  • Photo shows Vailly British cemetery France where Charles Henry Clark is buried, photo courtesy of CWGC
    Charles Henry Clark - Photo shows Vailly British cemetery France where Charles Henry Clark is buried, photo courtesy of CWGC