Clarke, John Alfred Gibson: Lieutenant

Mentioned in War Diaries.

Digitized Service Record

Listed in The Roll of Service 1914-1919 / The War Book of Upper Canada College (1923)

Mentioned in Dispatches (ref. page 308)

Mentioned in the London or Canadian Gazette (ref. page 309)

Class of 1906 (ref. page 315)

Died March 3, 1962. OLD TIMES Supplement of the college times UPPER CANADA COLLEGE Toronto, April, 1962

CLARKE (’06-’09, 10-11)— At New Richmond, P.Q., on March 3, 1962, John Alfred Gibson Clarke, M.C.

Upper Canada College Roll of Honour Entry

Upper Canada College Roll of Honour Entry

CLARKE, JOHN ALFRED GIBSON: c/o Messrs. Wood, Gundy & Co., Toronto; B. ; E. September ’06 from Windsor P.S.; aged 13-6; L. June ’09; Re-E. January ’10; L. June ’11; son of A.H. Clarke, Windsor, Ont.; Studt. Univ. Tor. for one year. Enlisted, January 2, 1915; C.E.F.; 33rd Bn., C.E.F., Lt.; transf’d 18th Bn., C.E.F. O.S., Aprile 1915; France, seven months; wounded (severly0, April, 1916; mentioned for reconnaissance work, April, 1916; M.C.; Capt. May, 1917.

This gunshot wound to Lt. Clarke's face resulted in blindness in the right eye. See service record for more detail.

This gunshot wound to Lt. Clarke’s face resulted in blindness in the right eye. See service record for more detail.

To O.C. Train Tbase Hospital

Case of Lt. J.A.F. CLARKE 18th Bn. admitted 10,IV,16

Bullet wound face. Compound fracture to hard palate.

This officer walked 1 or 2 miles to the dressing station. After admission to C.C.S. he became very drowsy (24 hours). I think the base of the skull may be fractured.

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