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Charles Albert Clarke, Jr.

Seaman, First Class, Navy

Born: November 30, 1924
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 20, 1944
Died In: near Algeria

Seaman First Class Clarke was on his 4th trans-Atlantic trip when the ship he was serving aboard struck a mine and sunk near Algeria. He was a member of an armed guard aboard a Liberty ship. He is buried in Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. Before the war, he was employed by Bellwood Quartermaster Depot, Richmond, Virginia.

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