THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper
 

 

The "We Remember" Booklet 2006

 

"WE REMEMBER" 6  
 

Frederick Henry Clark

certificate for Frederick Clark, courtesy Mrs V Bale

 

Nellie Clark, courtesy Mrs V BaleFrederick Clark was born in Dover and enlisted in Canterbury as a Private in the 8th battalion of the East Surrey Regiment. He was acting as an officer when he was killed on 1st March 1917, aged 32. Left were his wife, Nellie, (pictured) and his nine-year-old son Frederick, named after him.

 

Roy Sutton, courtesy Terry Sutton

Roy John Sutton

He was the son of Norman and Daisy Sutton, born in 1922. He went to Barton Road school and then the County (now Grammar) School. Volunteering for the RAF in World War II he trained as a Sergeant Pilot in South Africa. He died on his second flight during the night of 7th November 1942 when his aircraft fell 300 feet into the sea off the Ayrshire coast. His air gunner, Robert Ashleigh Farnon, a musician then well-known under the name of Robert Ashleigh, was also killed.

Roy Sutton is named in the Book of Remembrance

 




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