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Hugh Reginald Stanley Clarke, St. Andrews, Kelso

 
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2016 5:41 pm    Post subject: Hugh Reginald Stanley Clarke, St. Andrews, Kelso Reply with quote







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To the Glory of God and in Loving remembrance of
Hugh Reginald Stanley Clarke
2nd Lt., Gordon Highlanders, 1st Bn.
(Younger son of the Rev. W. L. & Mrs. Clarke, The Rectory, Kelso)
Killed in action at Guillemont, France, Aug. 18, 1916
Age 25
Given by his parents, brothers and sisters as a memorial of his supreme sacrifice.
"Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends:
R.I.P.

CWGC:

CLARKE, HUGH REGINALD STANLEY
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:18/08/1916
Age:25
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 11th Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15 B and 15 C.
Memorial:THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of the Rev. Walter John Clarke and Mrs. Clarke, of The Rectory, Kelso, Roxburghshire.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:02 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 81191 for the Altar Cross
WMR 81192 for the Prayer Desk
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hugh Reginald Stanley Clarke age 25 Second Lieutenant, 11th (Reserve) Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, attached to the 1st Battalion.
Hugh was educated in Kelso, at St. Oswald's College, Ellesmere, Salop and at Cheltenham College in Gloucestershire, and was a well known local and national hockey player, before he sailed for Singapore to take a post as a planter with the Cheviot Rubber Estate Company in the Federated Malay States in May 1913. He returned in February 1915 and enlisted as Private (1571) in the Middlesex Regiment but was selected for officer training and was commissioned in May 1915. He was posted to the 1st Gordon Highlanders in France in July 1916 but was killed within weeks at Guillemont on the Somme.
Born 1891 in Inverkip, Renfrewshire. Son of the Rev. Walter John Clarke and Sarah Alice Maud (Noott) Clarke of The Rectory, St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Kelso.
Missing in Action on 18 August 1916.
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