9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Thomas Clarke was the son of Joseph Clarke. He was born in Liverpool about 1892. Thomas enlisted at Finner Camp at Ballyshannon. He was living in Caledon at the time. Private Clarke was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme. The Presbyterian Church of Ireland WW1 Roll of Honour for Minterburn records a Private Thomas Clarke, who was living in Ballagh.
Thiepval is a village on the D151 road about 8 kilometres north of the town of Albert. The Cemetery (signposted at Thiepval) is about 1kilometre north-west of the village on the north side of the D73 road to Hamel. Access to the cemetery, 500 metres from the road, is by a track (suitable for cars).