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21/01/2021 Family: William Clark, Jane Clark, Andrew J Clark (born 21st November 1897), William A Clark (born 15th July 1899), Alfred Clark (born 10th April 1901), Herbert Clark (born 26th November 1902).
21/01/2021 Andrew Clark was born on 21st November 1897. He was the oldest of four children, all born in the Dungannon area.
21/01/2021 Lance Corporal Andrew Joshua Clark is listed on page 68 of the Ballygawley War Dead book.
21/01/2021 The 1901 census shows Andrew as 3 years old. His father William was a farmer who was born in Scotland. The family lived with Jane’s mother and sister. They lived in Bockets, Aghnahoe, Tyrone.
21/01/2021 Andrew’s mother, Jane Clark, died on 9th May 1905 in the Dungannon area, aged 34. Andrew was seven years old.
21/01/2021 A year later, William Clark married Eliza Moore on 11th September 1906 in the Dungannon area. They went on to have four children together.
21/01/2021 The 1911 census records Andrew as 12 years old. He was at school. His father was a farmer living with his new wife and family. The large family still lived in Bockets, Aghnahoe, Ballygawley, County Tyrone.
21/01/2021 Last Will and Testament of Private Andrew Clark dated 1st April 1918:
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21/01/2021 In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to Mr William Clark, father, Bockets, Ballyneagh, Ballygawley, County Tyrone. Private Andrew Clark, 22181, 3rd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
21/01/2021 The CWGC records he was stationed at ‘depot’. He is recorfded as the son of William and Jane Clark of Bockets, Ballygawley.
21/01/2021 Step-Family: William Clark, Eliza Clark, Maggie Clark (born 22nd September 1907), John Clark (born 4th February 1909), Samuel Clark (born 10th April 1910), James Clark (born 12th August 1911).
21/01/2021 Andrew Joshua Clark was the eldest son of William and Jane Clark. William Clark and Jane Johnston were married on 18th November 1892 in the district of Dungannon.
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30/12/2015 Lance Corporal Andrew Joshua Clark was serving with the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died of pneumonia on 13 February 1919. He was aged 21.
30/12/2015 Lance Corporal Andrew Joshua Clark was buried outside Dungannon in Upper Clonaneese Presbyterian Churchyard
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30/12/2015 Andrew Clark enlisted on 20th January 1919. Almost immediately, he contracted pneumonia.
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