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RAMC profile of:
Ernest CLARKSON
[Service No:  78825]
 
 


Place or Date
of Birth:
Crigglesstone, Yorks

Service Number: 78825

TF Number:

Rank: Pte

Unit: 12th Field Ambulance

Attached To:

Enlistment Location: Wakefield, Yorkshire

Also Served: Various - see below

Outcome: Killed in action

Date Died: 01/10/1917
Age Died: 25

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: Bard Cottage Cemetery, Boesinghe - Belgium

Awards:

Gazette Reference:
 


Other Information:

Ernest attested on 4th November 1915. He was 23 years and 11 months old; a Labourer by trade, and living at Great Cliffe, Crigglestone, Wakefield at the time. He joined the R.A.M.C. at Aldershot two days later, and was posted to "D" Coy on the 12th. On the 11th December, after passing a course of instruction in first aid, he was posted to "N" Coy. Ernest embarked at Southampton on 19th June 1916, then disembarking the next day at Rouen, entered the war in France on 20th June 1916. He was posted to serve with the 12th Field Ambulance, in the field, on the 28th June, and remained with them until he was killed. Ernest was the son of Arthur and Harriet Clarkson of Great Cliffe, Crigglestone, Wakefield.


 
Additional Information: Date Added: Monday 01 October, 2012
 
Ernest's final resting place. [Photograph courtesy of Mark Banning]


  
 
 
 
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