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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Antrim
Town
Killead
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70253
Current location

St Catherine's Parish Church
Killead Road
Killead
Antrim
Antrim
BT29 4AQ
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 28148 36272
Denomination: Church of Ireland

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Description
A white marble tablet with set onto a pink marble backboard. The tablet is topped with a triangular head with tapered borders at the top and bottom. The dedication is written in incised lettering in the centre of the tablet and flanked with two incised columns on either side.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of / 2nd Lieutenant EDWARD RUPERT CLARKE / K.R. Rifle Corps, / younger son of the Revd. CANON CLARKE / Incumbent of this parish. / who was killed at the Battle of Arras on the 9th of / April 1917, in his 24th year, gallantly leading his / platoon in a successful attack on a fort called ‘The Harp’ / He is buried at Tilloy-les Mafflaines / Erected by the parishioners and some friends in / affectionate sympathy with his father / “Until the day dawn” 2 Peter 1.19.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, place of death, date of death, age of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 760mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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