Regt. No.: 0536 / O-111
Name: Clare, William Joseph
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Community: St. John's
Occupation: Labourer
Enlisted: September 16, 1914
Enlist. Age: 24

Mentioned in Despatches
London Gazette, January 4th, 1917
Action date, July 1st, 1916 – Beaumont-Hamel.
Sir Douglas Haig's Despatch of January 5th, 1917.
He showed a fine example to the Regiment on July 1st, near Beaumont-Hamel in carrying on the advance when almost the whole of the Regiment had been wiped out and was one of the few who succeeded in reaching the enemy wire.