Signalman Charles Clarke

Signalman Charles Clarke 1914

Signalman Charles Clarke 1914Charles Clark, son of Mr & Mrs C Clark of Tweedy Road, Bromley was a signalman in the Royal Navy.  He reported lost at sea in the Bromley & District Times on 11th December, 1914 when an explosion on board HMS Bulwark destroyed the ship on the 26th November.

 

He had seen nearly 12 years service when the vessel exploded in harbour at Sheerness.  He was aged 29.

 

In July 1915 he was commemorated at the memorial service at Bromley Parish Church. (Bromley & District Times, 9th July 1014, page 3)

 

He features in several times in the local newspaper, as searched for using www.militaryancestors.co.uk

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