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Private G. W. B. Clarke, King's Royal Rifle Corps - k.i.a. at Waterval 3.4.1901 1 week 4 days ago #79059

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In St Lawrence's Church, Frodingham, Scunthorpe. The plaque's not looking to be in very good condition along the top and bottom edges. Possibly water damage?

I looked in the local paper, the Lindsey and Lincolnshire Echo, but couldn't find a report of his death in the weeks following.


SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN MEMORY OF
PRIVATE GEORGE WILLIAM BLACKBURN CLARKE
2ND BATN. KING'S ROYAL RIFLES (MOUNTED INFANTRY)
WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT WATERVAL APR. 3RD 1901
AGED 29 YEARS.
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PLACED HERE BY FRIENDS & FELLOW PARISHIONERS
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DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI

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