William Herbert Clark

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Chief Gunner William Herbert Clark (5 November, 1871 – 8 July, 1938) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Clark was promoted to the acting rank of Gunner on 3 January, 1902. He obtained a navigation certificate on 25 march, 1904.

Clark was confirmed in the rank of Gunner on 31 March, 1905.

Clark was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 90 in April, 1912.[1] Although his health and physique were noted as good, he was invalided from this post in March of 1913 after a diagnosis of chronic dyspepsia (or, "disease of stomach and neurasthenia") and was pensioned as unfit on 13 August, 1913.

On 20 August, 1917, Clark was summoned for service at Haslar Camp. On 25 April, 1918, he moaved to Port Edgar.

Clark was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 13 September, 1918 and reverted to pension on 15 May, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alfred J. Parkes
Captain of H.M. T.B. 90
Apr, 1912[2] – 19 Mar, 1913
Succeeded by
George C. Spiller


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401a.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1913). p. 401a.