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Rowland Stewart Clark

Biography of Private Rowland Stewart Clark (9432)
2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment

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Rowland Stewart Clark

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Haconby, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Jan-Mar 1897

Place of Birth Registration:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England



No marriage for Rowland has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.


Father’s Name:
John Thomas Clark

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Haconby, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Farm Labourer

Mother’s Name:
Mary Emma Francis

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Haconby, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1896 Bourne District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Rowland Stewart Clark, 1897, Haconby
Madiline Winnifred Clark, 1898, Haconby
Gordon Douglas Clark, 1899, Haconby
Hector Owen Clark, 1901, Haconby
Florence Elsie Clark, 1904, Stainfield
Cecely Ruth Francis Clark, 1908, Stainfield
Donald Leslie Clark, 1910, Stainfield
John Frederick Sleigh Clark, 1911, Stainfield
Plus 3 more which names are unknown taken from 1911 census

1901 Census:
Rowland is living with his parents in Stainfield.

1911 Census
Rowland is living with his parents in Stainfield.

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions:
Grantham Journal Saturday 31 March 1917

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Private Rowland Stewart Clark, 9432, 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment was killed in action on 4th March 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:
Rowland’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal


Haconby, plaque in St Andrew’s Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of Private Roland Stuart Clark, 9432, 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment who died on 4 March 1917 Age 21.
Son of Mr. J. T. Clark, of Stainfield, Bourne, Lincs.
Remembered with Honour Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand
Grave Ref: VII. A. 29

More information:

 Rowland Stewart Clark

Fins New British Cemetery Gate


Please see below for more pictures from Fins New British Cemetery.




Military Service Timeline

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.