(Noah) John (Jack) Clements

Name

(Noah) John (Jack) Clements

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

07/12/1915
38

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
9761
Hampshire Regiment
10th Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY
Greece

UK Memorials

Holy Trinity Church Memorial, Weston

Pre War

Born in Weston in 1877, eldest son of Noah and Sarah Ann Clements of Damask Green, Weston. Baptised on 24 June 1877, Weston. Married Sarah Ann Ellis in January 1905. 1911 Census: living with family at Mill Hill, Weston and working as a Farm Labourer. Had five children.

Wartime Service

Formerly Beds Regt, no. 13984. Served in the Balkans. Presumed dead & killed in action during action around Crete-Simonet.

Additional Information

Mr and Mrs Clements also lost Jack's brother, Herbert George, who is also named on the memorial and their son William was wounded at Neuve Chapelle. They also lost ten cousins. Widow Sarah was awarded a £5 war gratuity.

Acknowledgments

Peter Handy, Brenda Palmer