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Clarke, H.

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Farmer in whose Field Plane Crashed Hears Son is Injured

Mr. George Clarke, Ops Twp., the farmer whose field the R.C.A.F. training plane crashed on Saturday, called at the Post Monday afternoon to say that his son, Sgt. Harry A. Clarke, 28, has been reported seriously wounded while on active service in France.

Mr. Clarke stated that he had just received the message and that it stated his son’s wounds were confined to the left side of his face and his right arm.

Sgt. Clarke enlisted with the 45th Fld. Bty, R.C.A. in Lindsay exactly four days after war had been declared by Canada.

Sgt. Clarke’s wife and one daughter, Evelne, reside in Toronto.

A sister of the injured soldier, Mrs. Lloyd James, lives at 104 Regent St., town.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Daughter's name spelled differently in this article
Lindsay Post
Date of Publication:
22 Aug 1944
Personal Name(s):
Harry Clarke ; George Clarke ; Grace Bishop ; Evelene Clarke ; Lloyd James
World War II Service Files
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.35012 Longitude: -78.73286
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Clarke, H.