||He is the only casualty found in the
Commomwealth War Graves Commission database with a similar name,
recorded as JOHN SEYMOUR McLEOD CLARKE. His connection with Colwall has
not been established.
Pilot Officer JOHN SEYMOUR MACLEOD CLARKE, 177011, served with 158
Sqdn., Royal Air Force, based at Lisset, Yorkshire and equipped with
Halifax bombers. He died, aged 25, on 25 May 1944. He was the son of
Arthur Denison Macleod Clarke, and of Nancy Clarke (nee Woolcombe);
husband of Mary Clarke, of Pilley Bailey, Hampshire. He is remembered
with honour at Dongen Roman Catholic Cemetery. Dongen is a village 13.5
kilometres north-west of Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.