||James Cooper Clarke
|Last Known Address
|Unit of Service
||2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry
|Number and Rank
|Date & Place of Death
||14th March 1917. France
|Plot1 row M Grave no 52. Philosophe War Cemetery, France.
Holy Trinity Church, Church Street East Memorial Board. Sunderland.
Book of Remembrance Holy Trinity Church, Sunderland.
Parents Gravestone Bishopwearmouth Cemetary.
Details of any Medals.
James enlisted at Bishop Auckland in County Durham. He was entitled to the following medals:
British War Medal Victory Medal.
Below the records show James Medal Entitlement.
Other general information. online links, images etc.
James was born in Hartlepool on 27th July 1889. He was Baptsied at St James Church on 14th August 1889.
The following Census details from 1891, 1901 and 1911 show James living in different areas of the city. He is shown on the 1889 Census living in Durham Street which is in the East End of Sunderland but he was born in Harlepool only two years earlier. This means that his family had moved in the intervening years. James's father was also called James Cooper Clarke.
The 1891 Census shows James at 2 years old living in Durham Street, in the East End.
The 1901 Census shows the family living in Lucknow Street Sunderland. (Two Pages).
The 1911 Census does not show James (Junior).
The entry below shows James's Marriage to Isabella Halliday
(eighth entry down left hand column).
A Commemoration to James from The Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
The Documents below show James's death and the details of his burial.
Below is a plan of the cemetary where James is buried.
The link below gives more information about the cemetery where James now rests.
The Memorial below is the Gravestone of James 's parents James and Mary Ann which is in Bishopwearmouth Cemetery Sunderland. It also commemorates James Junior whose grave is in France.
The Record below shows James's parents marriage on Liverpool in 1887.
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