Thursday, September 1, 2016

PVT Ian W. Clark

PVT Ian W. Clark was born 12 Apr 1917 in Rhode Island to Harold William and Ray Clark.  His father was born in England, his mother in Australia.  In 1920 the family lived in Attleboro, Massachusetts and his father was working as a lace weaver. In 1930 the family had moved to Coventry, Rhode Island and his father was still working as a lace weaver.  In 1940 the family was still living in Coventry and Ian was also working as a lace weaver.  He reported an 1939 income of $1500.

After entering the service, Ian was sent overseas and on 10 Jul 1944 transferred from the replacement depot to C Company 116th Infantry.  PVT Clark was killed in action on 1 Sep 1944. 

PVT Clark is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.

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