King's College London
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Clark, William Brown

Captain William Brown Clark, R.A.M.C. was killed in action on March 13th, aged 37. He was the son of Dr. G. B. Clark, ex M.P. for Caithness, was educated at King's College Hospital, London, and took the diplomas of M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P.Lond. in 1903, and graduated M.B., B.S.Lond. in 1905. After filling the position of senior house physician of King's College Hospital he studied at Frankfort, carrying out researches on the nervous system under Professor Edinger. Subsequently he went into practice at Woking, Surrey. At the beginning of the war he joined the Wounded Allies Relief Committee, went to Belgium in September, 1914, and left Antwerp by the last steamer which got out of that port. He took a temporary commission as lieutenant in the R.A.M.C. on November 4th, 1914, and was promoted to captain on completion of a year's service. He was killed by the bursting of a shell while serving with the Scots Guards. He leaves a widow and a daughter. British Medical Journal 31 March, 1917.


First name(s)William Brown
Family detailsSon of Dr. G. B. Clark, ex M.P. for Caithness
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseFaculty of Medical Science
QualificationsM.R.C.S.& L.R.C.P. in 1903, M.B. & B.S in 1905
Military unitR.A.M.C. attd. 2nd Bn. Scots Guards
Date enlisted4 November 1914
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death12 March 1917
Age at death37
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathKilled in action, on duty
Burial placeBronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-Sur-Somme, France
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; King's College Hospital Memorial
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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