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LIEUT COLONEL JAMES CLARK CB KC., Paisley Abbey

 
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stuartn



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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2020 5:29 pm    Post subject: LIEUT COLONEL JAMES CLARK CB KC., Paisley Abbey Reply with quote

This is the great East Window of Paisley Abbey,

Full details including images are at WMR 90479.

The dedication reads-

Light 1-TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN MEMORY
Light 2-OF LIEUT COLONEL JAMES CLARK CB KC
Light 3-WHO FELL IN ACTION 10TH MAY 1915
Light 5-AT THE SECOND BATTLE OF YPRES
Light 7-WHILE COMMANDING THE 9TH BATTALION
Light 8-ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Light 9-ERECTED BY HIS WIFE NORAH KATHLEEN CLARK
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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2020 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lieutenant Colonel
CLARK, JAMES

Died 10/05/1915
Aged 56
9th Bn.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
C B
Son of James and Jane Smith Clark; husband of Norah Kathleen Clark, of Ravelston, Blackhall, Midlothian.
BRANDHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


and (no connection at all) I just happened to notice that buried nearby is:

Bombardier
SWINNERTON, WILLIAM
Service Number RMA/12603
Died 13/05/1915
Aged 23
Royal Marine Artillery
Son of John Henry and Hermina Adriana Schrikker Swinnerton, of 7, Avenue de la Bourdonnais, Paris. Born at Amsterdam, Holland.
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