Source: Mentioned in War Diaries.
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.
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.
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.