Beny-Sur-Mer Cemetery

Clark, George Thomas

B/88881 Rifleman George Thomas Clark was born in Toronto on January 5, 1912, the son of Harry Clark and Clara Holding. He had two older brothers.

He married  Lillian Suddes, of Toronto, Ontario, on 2 January 1935. In October 1942 a son Gordon Wallace Clark was born. A daughter (Clara) and son (George) had been born before he enlisted.

Clark was working as a baker at Weston Biscuits when he enlisted with the 48th Highlanders on June 4, 1940, in Toronto, Ontario. After various training and postings, he arrived in the United Kingdom on 20 September 1943. On 17 December 1943, he was posted to The Queen’s Own Rifles from a reinforcement unit.

Clark landed with B Company in the first wave of D-Day, on 6 June 1944, and was killed in action. He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, grave reference I. C. 9.


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