Lest We Forget - Clarke Foster Colpitts - Killed in Action 100 Years Ago 08.08.1918

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Clarke Foster Colpitts ,743119 was from Alma, Albert County, New Brunswick and was born September 1, 1899. He was the son of Thomas E. and Clara A. Colpitts, of Alma, New Brunswick. He enlisted with the 115th Battalion CEF on April 6, 1916. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal on June 6, 1918. He was listed as Killed in Action at while fighting with the 26th Battalion on August 8, 1918. He was reported as being killed while advancing over open ground near Caix. He is buried at WOOD CEMETERY, MARCELCAVE ; Somme, France.

 You can find his complete war records by clicking here.

He is Commemorated on Page 387 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.

A virtual memorial can be found here. 

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