Joseph Samuel Clark

Name:Joseph Samuel Clark
Born:Boldon Colliery
Rank:Lance Corporal
Story Son of Peter Clark b1837 and Catherine Clark b1857 James had brothers Patrick b1890, thomas b1893, charles b1898 and sisters Catherine b1889, Agnes B1896 in 1901 they were living in 4 cross street Boldon Colliery. In 1911 James was working in Seaham pit as a hewer and maired to a Mary Sarah Miller. There son Matthew Miller Clark was born the same year in Seaham harbour, sadly he died the following year but was followed by son James Samuel "Nobby" Clark in 1913. His Daughter Katherine A "Kittly" Clark was born in 1915 shortly before James went to war. James served in the Northumberland Fusiliers 27th Battalion B Company 4th Tyneside Irish a recipient of the Military Medal. James was killed in action in the Battle of the Somme, Picardie on the 1st of July 1917 and is buried in the Bapaume Post Military Cemetery,France.

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