1914-15 Star, (201604 P.O.1. R.N.). British War Medal, Victory Medal, (201604. Act. C.P.O. R.N.) Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, George V, 1st type Admirals bust, 1911-1930 (201603 P.O. H.M.S. Hannibal.) 201604 Chief Petty Officer W. H. Clarke, Royal Navy
William Henry Clarke was born in Southwold, Suffolk, in September 1881.
He joined the Royal Navy as Boy 2nd Class in October 1899 (service number 201603). Service during the Great War included with H.M. Ships Hannibal, August 1914-January 1915; Crescent, January-November 1915; Pembroke I, November 1915-July 1918 and the Superb, from July 1918.
Clarke advanced to Chief Petty Officer in June 1918 (awarded L.S. & G.C. in 1914).