Lieutenant Colonel James Clark

Regiment: 9th Batt. Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders
Date published: 24/09/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 10/05/1915
Age at death: 56
Cemetery: Brandhoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Plot: I. B. 19.
Information: Lieutenant Colonel James Clark C.B. K.C. D.L., 9th Batt. Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in action in France on May 10th last while gallantly leading his men in action. Colonel Clark was the eldest son of the late Mr. James Clark, Chapel House, Paisley, and a brother of Mr. George S. Clark, D.L., Dunlambert, Belfast. He was a well known and popular figure in the North of Ireland and a very eloquent and effective speaker. He was educated at Pau (France), Paisley, and the Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities, being an M.A. of the former and an L.L.B. of the latter. At the outbreak of the war he offered his services and was given command of the 9th Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders, and went with his regiment to France in February last.