On this day 9th August 1918

9th Aug GORRE: 2/Lieut DJ CLARKSON killed in action when on patrol.

1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]

9.8.18 GORRE SECTOR: Right Battalion HQ shelled with 200 10.5 & 15cm shells. 8 patrols out. one of which encountered the enemy. 2/Lt CLARKSON 6th SF was killed, his body being Brough in.

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]

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