|141070 S.P.O. W. Clarke, H.M.S. Magpie.
Queen’s South Africa Medal no clasp (Lg. Sto. H.M.S. Magpie);
British War Medal (S.P.O. RN);
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (Lg. Sto. H.M.S. Magpie).
With photocopies of service details. William Clarke enlisted 18 May 1887 and joined at Devonport. Born Branscombe, Devon
20 April 1868. Occupation labourer. Pensioned ashore 31 December 1908 and joined Royal Fleet Reserve 16 May 1909.
Recalled 22 August 1904 and served ashore in Vivid II and Torpedo School Defiance until invalided with gout 7 August 1918.