John Alfred Clark was born in 1877, and lived with his parents John and Elizabeth
Clark, at Gulliver's Cottage, Holdenby Northampton, together with his younger brother.
He was a Private, in the Northamptonshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion and his battalion
was posted to France in November 1914.
He died on 29th December 1914, aged 37. It is not clear in which battle (if any
– they were in a trench warfare environment), but his grave is one of only 192 soldiers’
graves in the cemetery at Beuvry Communal Extension, 3 km East of Bethune in the
Pas de Calais, Northern France.