- DATE OF DEATH
24th March 1945
Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands XXII.C.8
- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
son of James H. and Alice A. Clarke
On the platoon front there were several houses and barns from three to five hundred yards away. All during the day twenty fourth March there was considerable activity by snipers, one man (Pte. C.H. Clark) was killed during the afternoon while assisting in the rescue of the crew from a glider which landed between the platoon position and the enemy. In all, three gliders came under heavy small arms fire from these buildings and a Cpl (Cpl Chambers, J.L.) displayed great courage and skill in personally organizing and leading the rescue party which was successful in covering the withdrawal of the glider crews and dragging or carrying the pilots of all three gliders, who were seriously wounded.
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