CEF Soldier Detail

Lance-Corporal William Bamber Clark

Regimental Number:
100566
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
C
Place of Birth:
Inerwick, Haddington, East Lothian
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
James Clark, Peavine, Alberta
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
April 14, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
July 7, 1915
Age at enlistment:
23
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
38 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded on 15th September 1916 during the advance from Pozieres to Courcelette during the Somme offensive.
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box r1768 - 14
Research Notes

Info from the attestation papers and the war diary. There is no trace on the CWGC site.

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lance-Corporal Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion C
Private Canadian Infantry 66th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion

It is unknown if this man had previous military experience as the box was not filled in. However at the time he joined up he was with the 19th Alberta Dragoons.

When this man was wounded in September 1916 he was with the 31st Battalion.

A Barrhead, Alberta veteran.