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As a soldier in the Blac Black Watch, Sergeant John Clarke saw fierce front frontline action and servi service in many places, start starting with Tunisia and Alger Algeria in north Africa in 1941943. JohJohn, now 93, was also involv involved in all phases of the difdifficult battle at Monte Cassino, Italy, in 1944 aand later took part in guerguerrilla-style warfare agains against ELAS communist fighter fighters in Greece. He wasw present as additio additional security during an attemptatte on Winston Church Churchill’s life in Athens in Decemb December 1944 and served iin Palestine with the 6th AAirborne Division. In 2002004, John was awarded an MBE for his many yearsye of work with various veterans’v groups.
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