Pte Joseph Clarkson, 1st Kings Own Royal Lancs Regt, 51979

1900 Oct/Dec. Born Wigan

1901 census at 360, Warrington Road, Ince In Makerfield

1911 census at 21 Cecil St Warrington Road Lower Ince Near Wigan

1920 May 27. Died accidently shot in Viceregal Lodge. Son of Matthew and Alice Clarkson, of 26A, Ainscow St., Ince.

51979 Private Joseph Clarkson, 1st Battalion Kings’ Own Royal Lancashire Regiment died from a bullet wound, he had been accidently shot by Private James Macro near the Vice Regal Lodge. From Wigan aged 19

Buried Ince in Makerfield Cemetery



British soldiers died in Ireland