At the time of the 1911 census he as age 11 and going to school
Emmigrated, arriving in Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States, 16 Oct 1921 aboard the ship Caronia
Some references spell his middle name Rochford. He married Florence Edith Emma Robinson 16 Jun 1926 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, his parents Thomas Clerke and Elizabeth Smith
↑ "Ireland Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QYXH-KRPZ : 26 December 2018), James Rochfort Clerke in entry for Thomas Clerke, 1911; citing Skibbereen, Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland, Census, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin.
↑ "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKMR-WRMZ : 15 March 2018), James Rochford Clerke and Florence Edith Emma Robinson, 16 Jun 1926; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,425,214.