Charles William Loaring-Clark was born 13 January 1894, Dulwich, Greater London, England. Son of the Rev. William James Clark and Ada Maria Loaring, of Sewanee, Tennessee. He died 17 June 1915 in Calais, France

Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry, 3rd Battalion

Lt Loaring-Clark was the first casualty in Hamilton County records. He joined the British service before America entered the war.  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 Loaring-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 Loaring-Clark was born in London and came to America twelve years ago, the family first settling in St. Louis. Dr. Loaring-Clark has been rector of St. Paul´s for six years. Young Loaring-Clark was a graduate of Sewanee Military academy. He left Chattanooga last August for Toronto, where he volunteered, in the service of England.

Photo courtesy of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Special Collections.

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