Clarricoats James Henry Sapper 1885698

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Name Clarricoats James Henry
Army number 1885698
Rank Sapper.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Born 17/6/1913 at Portsmouth. Mother's maiden surname Lloyd.
Age 75 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Engineers - no date as yet. Posted to 757th Field Company. Served Normandy and North Western Europe.
Company/Battery 757th Field Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 1/12/1988 at Paulsgrove, Portsmouth. Probate was granted at Winchester on 14/2/1989 in the sum of £89,236.
Home address Father was George Henry Clarricoates (1885 - 1914) who was a PO Stoker and died overseas, in Chile. Mother was Ethel Clarricoates (nee Lloyd) (1883 - 1963). At the time of the 1939 General Register Sapper Clarricoates was lodging at 78 Havant Road, Portsmouth and working as an Upholsterer and Furniture Dealer. He married Mabel Fannt Everett (1913 - 1983) in 1941. According to research there were other possible candidates for later marriages but the research could not be substantiated.
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