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49759   Lance Corporal Andrew Joshua Clark
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 3rd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 21/11/1897
Died: 13/02/1919 (Died of Illness)
Age: 21
Andrew Joshua Clark was the eldest son of William and Jane Clark. He was born on 21st November 1897. He was the oldest of four children, all born in the Dungannon area. Andrew’s mother died on 9th May 1905 in the Dungannon area, aged 34. Andrew was seven years old. His father remarried. The family lived in Bockets, Ballygawley. His father was a farmer. Lance Corporal Andrew Joshua Clark was serving with the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died on 13th February 1919.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Upper Clonaneese Presbyterian Churchyard
  Ballygawley, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref: (NW of Church, nr West bdry
CWGC Casualty 661748
Travelling from Belfast/ Dungannon west on the new A4 road, turn off for the Killymoyle Road heading south. This road becomes the Clontyclevin Road. The church is about 1.5 kilometers from the A4 turn off on the right hand side. There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war and 1 of the 1939-1945 war here.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Ballygawley War Dead Book 68
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1 1901 Census lists Clark Family Lists Andrew J as age 3, living with the family at house 15 in Bockets, Aghnahoe, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists 'Clarke' Family Lists Andrew as age 12, living with the family at house 20 in Bockets, Aghnahoe, Tyrone
3 Photo of L/Corp Andrew J Clark's grave
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of L/Corp Andrew J Clark
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of L/Corp Andrew J Clark's grave can be purchased here
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