2191809 Sapper

 

George Clarke.

 

28 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Photos taken by Dragan Bozic.

 

Son of Harry and Marion Clarke of Walcote, Warwickshire.

 

Died on the 23rd June1944. Aged 24.

 

Buried at Benghazi War Cemetery.

 

Grave 3 A 5.

 

Note:

 

Unknown however, Sappers G. Clarke, H. A. Cox, Lance Corporal H. Greaves, Sappers J.P. McDowall, J. Rushton and F. Wade all died at this incident.

 

 

 Benghazi War Cemetery.

 

Benghazi was an important goal for both the Allies and Axis forces during the Western Desert campaigns of 1942 and 1943. There are now 1,214 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War buried or commemorated in Benghazi War Cemetery. 163 of the burials are unidentified. Special memorials commemorate two casualties buried in Barce War Cemetery, whose graves could not be located.