Clarricoats James Henry Sapper 1885698
Name Clarricoats James Henry
Army number 1885698
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Born 8/12/1906 at Custom House, West Ham. Mother's maiden surname Barrett.
Age 69 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Engineers - 1/7/1940 at Romford. Underwent Basic Training. 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 15/3/1976 at Thurrock, Essex.
Home address Father was Fredrick John Clarricoates. Mother was Mahala Charlotte Barrett.
Thanks are due to Sapper Clarricoates granddaughter who helpfully corrected the genealogical information which had been collected, and which proved to be in error, due to a number of similar name combinations.