Ian & Christopher Clarke

Ian Clarke and his brother Christopher Clarke live in Canada. Their grandfather was Bajan doctor: Maj. Frederick Clarence Clarke MD MC who served with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Their father was Flt Lt Frederick Clarke Jr. who served during World War II with 414 Army Cooperation Squadron RCAF. Fred Jr. was born in West Byfleet, Surrey, England while his father [Ian and Christopher's grandfather] was stationed in England and France with the RCAMC in 1917.

After teaching in a high school in Ontario for three years, Ian returned to University for a graduate degree and Doctoral Candidacy in western Canadian history. He then spent his next 39 years working in historical resource preservation and historic site interpretation and management. He is the father of five, including a lawyer, Everest summiteer, political scientist, registered nurse, and film script writer. Ian retired in 2015.

Christopher, is a chemical engineer who had a long career with Shell Canada and Shell International. He is the father of three and has become the family historian. Chris is also retired.

F/L Fred Clarke RCAF

F/L Fredrick Edsall Clarke RCAF 414 Army Cooperation Squadron 1917 – 2005

This is the story of Fred Clarke Jr. (know as Freddy / “Knobby” in the RCAF) who was born in 1917 in West Byfleet in Surrey, England while his Bajan father Maj. Frederick C Clarke MD MC 1883 – 1941 was serving in France with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (RCAMC) during World War I. After […]

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Dr. Frederick C Clarke 1883 - 1941

Maj. Frederick C Clarke MD MC 1883 – 1941

This is the story of Bajan doctor Maj. Frederick Clarence Clarke MD MC who served during World War I with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. It is told by his grandsons: Ian and Christopher Clarke who both live in Canada. During World War I Maj. Frederick Clarence Clarke MD MC, a Bajan doctor, served in England and France

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