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Mr Harold 'Nobby' and Norah Clarke

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Remembered by: Benjamin Levy

Date added: 28 Feb 2011

Harold Clarke was born in Nottingham in 1911. He married Norah in 1937 in Birmingham and they enjoyed over 60 years of blessed marriage.
Harold enlisted in number 35 squadron the RAF in 1939 at the outbreak of the war and became a sergeant wireless air gunner. During a raid in July 1942 his plane was hit by flak over Düsseldorf but managed to return as far as the Netherlands when the crew bailed out. He thereby became a member of the Caterpillar club. He was imprisoned in Stalag Luft VIIIB in Lamsdorf until the end of the war when he was on the long march to freedom
He then returned to his family, Norah and 3 daughters, In Birmingham, later moving to Kidderminster, Worcestershire. He died there in December 1999, aged 88 years. Norah continued to live in Kidderminster until July 2009 when she moved to live with one of her daughters in Chester, where she died in December, 2010, aged 95 years. Both Harold and Norah were wonderful parents, Grandparents and great grandparents, and were much loved and appreciated by all who knew them.
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