Charles Loaring Clark
Born 13 January 1894, Dulwich, Greater London, England
Died 17 June 1915, Calais, France
Canadian Infantry, 3rd Battalion
Lt Clark was the first casualty in Hamilton County records. He joined the British service before America entered the war. He is the son of Rev. William James Loaring Clark, D.D. and Ada Marie Loaring Clark, of Sewanee, Tennessee. Native of London, England. A graduate of the Sewanee Military Academy. An undergraduate of the University of the South. A postulant for Holy Orders,
Lt Clark is buried at Beuvry Communal Cemetery, grave Nr. 51, Pas-de-Calais, France.
Dr. Loaring Clark, rector of St. Paul´s Episcopal church, in this city, today received a message announcing the death of his son, Lieutenant Charles Loaring Clark, Third Battalion, Canadian Infantry, serving at the front in northern France. The young officer received wounds while in battle near Ypres, Lieutenant Clark was born in London and came to America twelve years ago, the family first settling in St. Louis. Dr. Clark has been rector of St. Paul´s for six years. Young Clark was a graduate of Sewanee Military academy. He left Chattanooga last August for Toronto, where he volunteered, in the service of England.