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First Name: Algernon Percy Last Name: CLARKE
Date of Death: 24/07/1915 Lived/Born In: South Kensington
Rank: Second Lieutenant Unit: London23
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Age-21

Rosary Gardens, South Kensington

Born-Argentina

Chocques Military Cemetery, France

 

On 14th July, 1915, the 23rd London battalion of 142 Brigade, 47th Division were relieved from the trenches at Nouex-les-Mines near Loos in France and moved back into reserve in Mazingarbe.On 21st July Algernon Clarke was badly wounded in both legs when a German shell exploded in the room in which he was resting with other officers. He died from these wounds on 24th July.

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