Reginald Clark (1896–1918), Lance Corporal (84459) in the 203rd Field Company, Royal Engineers, was killed in action on 7 June 1918, aged 22 in the area of the Somme. He has a headstone in Varennes Military Cemetery in Northern France (his body may thus be buried there) and he is memorialised also on this family grave and also on the Romsey Mill War Memorial, Mill Road, Cambridge and on the Cambridge Guildhall memorial.

Reginald was born in 1896 in Cambridge. He was the younger of two children born to Walter John Clark and Sarah Ann Clark (née White). Reginald was a builder’s clerk. He joined up voluntarily in June 1915 as Lance Corporal (84459) in the 203rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. He was awarded the Military Medal, for attacking the German lines and capturing a German officer and 11 men, together with the Victory medal and British War medal. Reginald was killed in action on 7 June 1918 in the area of the Somme.
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Clark grave
Clark monument



Lat Lon : 52.203935, 0.13768131 – click here for location

Parish : St Andrew the Less

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By Emma Easterbrook and Ian Bent

Reginald Clark